University of Maryland Extension

Intensive Techniques and Small Space Vegetable Gardening

Intensive Techniques and Small Space Vegetable Gardening

Location: UME Kent Co.
709 Morgnec Road, Suite 202
Chestertown, MD 21620
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Field Trip Locations:

  • Kent Co. Middle School - 402 East Campus Ave., Chestertown, MD 21620
  • Food Pantry Garden at Victory Farm - 24420 Chestertown Rd. (Rt. 20), Chestertown, MD 21620
  • Private Home

Date & Time: Saturday, June 21, 2014; 9:30-4pm. Arrive by 9am for coffee and conversation.

Registration Deadline: June 13

Instructors: Jon Traunfeld, Director, Home and Garden Information Center and Specialist in Fruits and Vegetables, UME

Kent Phillips, UME Master Gardener, Howard Co.

Sabine Harvey, UME Kent County and MG

Registration Fee: $35

Course Description:Get more out of your vegetable gardens with less work and expense. Find out how to increase production per square foot using sustainable and cost-effective practices. Learning for this class will be mostly hands-on and will take place in different gardens.

We’ll share, discuss and evaluate specific practices, such as interplanting, succession planting, vertical gardening, square foot gardening, drip irrigation, and season extension. You will be asked to complete some pre-class online assignments so we can  maximize our hands-on time in class.

To register: Use registration form, or send your name, address, email, phone, MG county you work with, name of class you want to take, and a check for $35 (payable to the University of MD). Mail to: MG Classes, HGIC, 12005 Homewood Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042.

For more information, contact Robin Hessey

NEW ADVANCED TRAINING CERTIFICATE IN VEGETABLES: This course will count as one of the units  you will need to get this advanced certificate. (You will need a total of 5 units.)

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