'Hands-on Seed Starting' gardening class

Canton Branch Library
11 Pennsylvania Ave., Canton
Apr 20, 2017
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

The Canton Branch Library will be hosting a series of free gardening classes through its Giving Garden program. The classes are for both beginners and advanced gardeners and will be taught by the Master Gardeners.

This season, learn how to create a Monarch garden; plan a low-labor garden; prevent pests naturally; and more.

All of these events are held at the Canton Library, and families are encouraged to attend with children; all of the gardening classes will include a separate children’s program for kids ages 3-years and older:

— Thursday, March 9, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Master Gardener volunteer Marcia Tate will present “Creating a Monarch Garden.”

— Thursday, March 16, 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Master Gardener volunteer Hughes Roberts will present “Planning a Small-Space, Low-Labor Garden.” Participants will view this model in process at the Canton Library’s Giving Garden.

— Thursday, April 6, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. “Natural Pest Control” with Sarah Scott, Haywood Extension Agent.

— Thursday, April 20, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. “Hands-On Seed Starting” with Sara Martin from Two Trees Farm in Canton. Come prepared to get your hands dirty and get seeds off to a healthy start. Participants will leave with seed starts.