Gardening Classes

Spring 2022

Unless otherwise noted, all gardening classes listed are taught from 7-9 pm.

Mentor

Mentor classes are held at Wildwood Cultural Center at 7645 Little Mountain Road.  You can register online at CityofMentor.com/play or by phone at 1 440 974 5735.

All the gardening classes on on Mondays.

May 2: Herb Gardening: Have you ever thought about growing your own herbs? Fresh herbs are easy to grow and most require little maintenance. In class you’ll learn how to plant and maintain an herb garden and we will discuss many specific herbs and their uses. Harvest and storage will also be discussed. Optional text will be available in class.

May 9: Organic Gardening: If you are among the growing number of people who want fresh vegetables and fruits grown without pesticides check out this class. You’ll learn about organic controls from physical barriers to Eco-friendly sprays. Topics discussed will include integrated pest management, resistant cultivars and how timing of planting can help control pests. Handouts available in class.

May 16: Container Gardening: You don’t have to have a yard to garden. More and people are turning to container gardening when space or time are limited. We’ll discuss soil mixes, container types and sizes and which plants will do best for you. We will also cover how to water and fertilize for optimum growth. Handouts.

May 23:  Vegetable Gardening: In this class you will learn the basics of starting a vegetable garden. Among the topics discussed will be site selection, planning, soil preparation and improvement, recommended varieties, mulching and space saving techniques. Handouts will be available.

 

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