Kent County Master Gardener Workshops
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, no workshops can be offered in-person for now. Workshops will be offered online. Once you register, you will receive a link to participate by email. We apologize for any inconvenience, however, safety is our primary goal.
The registration deadline for all workshops is 24 hours prior to the workshop.
summer 2021 Workshops
Your Soil Test Results - Explained for Organic Vegetable Gardens
Friday, July 9, 2021, 10:00 - 11:00 AM FREE - Online only via ZOOM- Debbie Nicol, Kent County Master Gardener
The Master Gardeners always recommend getting a soil test, but if you have an organic vegetable garden, what do the results mean for you? We will talk about pH, the N-P-K of organic fertilizers, percent organic matter, the minerals in your soil and what they do for your plants. You will learn how to adjust your soil organically and be on your way to soil perfection and happy vegetables.
Watering for a Healthy Landscape
Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 1:00 - 2:00 PM FREE - Online via ZOOM- Karen Abate, Kent County Master Gardener
Do you know there are recommendations for watering your lawns, shrubs, trees, plants, and vegetables? Watering is vital for their successful growth and in some cases, disease prevention. Spend an hour with us for some guidance on watering needs and techniques, as well as examples of damage from improper watering. We’ll cover environmentally friendly ways to collect and use rainwater, including the use of rain barrels.
Tuesday, August 24, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM FREE - Online via ZOOM- Anita Smith, Kent County Master Gardener
Container gardening lends itself very well to creating attractive and useful plantscaping whether you are using annuals or perennials, flowers or vegetables. Learn the pros and cons of different containers and how to keep the plants you choose to put in them happy. Container gardening is one of our presenter’s passions and she is eager to share her accumulated knowledge.