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April 2021

Growing Groceries: Raising the Broccoli, Cabbage, and Kale Family

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$5.00
red russian kale plant

Includes broccoli, cabbage, kale, cauliflower, mustard, Brussels sprouts, and other members of the Brassica family. Discussion includes variety selection, cultural requirements, common diseases and pests.

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Growing Groceries: Insects in the Garden – Good, Bad, & Beautiful

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$5.00
aphids on leaf with ladybug eggs

Pollinators! Predators! Pests! What are these insects and what role do they play in your garden? How can you attract the good ones and deal with the bad guys? Learn to identify some of the insects found in our gardens and how many of them help our gardens flourish.

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May 2021

Growing Groceries: Raising the Carrot, Lettuce, & Corn Families

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$5.00
beds of carrots corn lettuce

The Carrot (Apiaceae) family also includes parsnips and celery along with many herbs like dill, fennel, and caraway. Puget Sound's mild climate makes it a great place to grow members of the lettuce (Asteraceae) family just about year-round. In addition, you’ll learn to raise sweet corn worthy of bragging rights when we cover members of the corn (Poaceae) family.

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Growing Groceries: Tomato, Pepper, and Eggplant Family

May 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$5.00

Topics covered include variety selection, cultural requirements, as well as the major disease and pests affecting these species.

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Growing Groceries: Raising the Cucumber, Squash and Melon Family

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$5.00
cucumber squash melon plants

Our last class in the 2021 Growing Groceries series will focus on growing all things Cucurbit! From luscious melons to giant pumpkins, summer squash to zucchini and winter squash we'll cover all these amazing vegetables and cucumbers too!

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