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The Urban Gardener Part III: Growing Organic Tomatoes

July 10, 2012 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This hands-on class is all about tomatoes! The class will be held at Troy Community Farm and the adjacent community gardens. We will focus on growing a successful crop of organic tomatoes. Learn how to prune tomatoes correctly by practicing on the farm crop, see our four favorite types of tomato trellising in action and learn about our favorite varieties for Madison. Class takes place at Troy Gardens, 502 Troy Drive. Please meet at the striped tent at the front of the land.

This class series covers intermediate and advanced topics designed to build your skills in organic vegetable production. All classes are taught by Megan Cain and Claire Strader from Madison FarmWorks and Troy Community Farm. Participants can take all or a selection of the classes in the series. Cost: $15-40 depending on class. For pricing and registration please contact Willy St. Co-op, Whole Foods or Olbrich Botanical Gardens. For other info. contact megan@troygardens.org or 608-239-6205.

Link: http://www.troygardens.org/sites/default/files/2012%20Class%20Schedule_0.pdf

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Date:
July 10, 2012
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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