The Science of Gardening: It's All About The Soil
Saturday, Feb. 15, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
If you know your soil, you will know your garden and yard. Make this your best growing season yet, from the soil up! Work with horticulturalist and acclaimed Arboretum instructor Jim Calkins to learn the essentials of the earth in which you grow your plants. You'll be surprised by what you learn. What are the components of the soil? What lives in it? What do you want or have to have in it for the best results? Examine how to enhance the qualities of soil with water, compost and mulch. Gain optional insight by having your soil tested prior to class. (See testing information and fees online