Cool-season Vegetables: Fewer Pests and Less Work

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  • Saturday, August 17, 2019 – 1:00 pm2:30 pm

The conditions for gardening all improve after Labor Day: the weather cools off, many weeds are going dormant, most bugs and diseases have run their course. And in the North Carolina climate, fall planted crops benefit from the cooler weather and can be harvested through the fall, winter, and spring. Learn how to grow the greens, crucifers, and root crops that thrive in the cool half of the year.

cool-season vegetable garden

About Frank Hyman

Frank Hyman is a former organic farmer and IPM scout. He has a B.S. in horticulture and design from NC State University and has owned Cottage Garden Landscaping in Durham since 1992. He is a frequent guest speaker, consultant, and teacher. He is the Cutting Edge Crops columnist for Hobby Farms magazine and the author of the game-changing book, Hentopia. His stories and photographs have also appeared in Modern Farmer, Horticulture, Organic Gardening, Fine Gardening, and the New York Times. Learn more about him at http://www.frankhyman.com.

Cost
$25.00 for members, $30.00 for nonmembers.
Registration
Advance registration is required. Please register online using our registration e-store. Registration is limited to 24 people and is considered complete when payment is received.
Cancellation
Program cancellations can be made up to two weeks before the program's start date. A 15% cancellation fee applies.
Location
Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Directions
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Parking
Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Questions
Please call (919) 513-7005 for more information about this class.