September 15, 2014

Vegetable gardening workshop offered Jan. 25

Vegetable gardening is as popular as ever whether in your backyard or in one of the many community garden locations around the area. In order to help all area vegetable gardeners learn more and to be successful in the garden, a vegetable gardening workshop will be held Saturday, Jan. 25 from 9 a.m. – noon in Olathe.
The featured speaker for the session will be Kansas State University Research and Extension Vegetable Specialist Dr. Cary Rivard. Dr. Rivard will cover timely topics of watering, weed control and growing great tomatoes.  Watering and weeding are always issues in achieving success and tomatoes are the most popular garden crop.  During the workshop you will learn new tips for eating fresh from the garden presented by Olathe Medical Center. There will be time allotted for questions and answers whether you are involved in a community garden or avid backyard gardener.
This informative workshop is sponsored by Olathe Parks and Recreation, Olathe Medical Center, K-State Olathe and Johnson County K-State Research and Extension. The workshop will be held at the Olathe Health Education Center, 21201 West 152nd Street, Olathe, Kansas 66061. Registration is $5 per person which includes refreshments.
To register, contact Olathe Parks and Recreation at (913)971-8563 or www.olatheks.org/parksrec and enter code 24867.

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