Gardening Classes

Consider taking a class on becoming a better gardener

Some offerings at the Bedford Recreation Department, Spring 2016 Catalogue:

GROWING PLANTS FROM SEED: It is cold outside, but if you prepare now, you can pick lettuce in April and peas in May. Save money and plant something different this year by starting and growing flowers and vegetables indoors from seeds. This 3-hour course will provide the information necessary to improve germination rates and grow healthy seedlings indoors for spring planting. The session will cover seed selection, growing media and creating a microclimate favorable for plant growth. Why wait until April to play in the dirt when you can get dirty now!
Sunday, March TBA, 1:00-4:00pm (min 5/max 10) Fee: $25

NO-MAINTENANCE GARDENING: …and other lies you want to believe about caring for your plants and lawn. This 3-hour session is filled with information, tricks and tips that will make your yard work much easier this summer. The dialogue session will cover your favorite subjects: planting, watering, fertilizing, and lawn care. Caution: Gardening is addictive; at the conclusion of the course, you may find yourself puttering in your yard!
Sunday, March TBA, 1:00-4:00pm, (min 5/max 10) Fee: $25

THE REAL DIRT ON GARDENING: Prune your shrubs and your expenses, minimize your yard work, have a great lawn, and help the planet by developing a basic understanding of plants, vegetables, and gardening techniques. Learn simple tricks to make yard work enjoyable as you improve your plant-growing skills. Save time and money by increasing your knowledge of soil-preparation, plant-selection and propagation, lawn care, landscaping, and yard maintenance. (min 5/max 10).
Sundays, 3:30-5:30 pm, TBA (March through May) 6wks Fee: $70 Bedford Recreation