Fall Gardening Workshop
OCTOBER 31, 2018
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
VSU RANDOLPH FARM
4415 River Road • Petersburg, VA
$20 per person.
Lunch is included.
For this workshop, participants will learn about:
• Plant nutrient management
• Urban soils and their management
• Growing of strawberries, caneberries and blueberries
• Best vegetable gardening practices
• Gardening of cool-season crops
• Season extension using low tunnels
The workshop will culminate in hands-on exercises at the Urban Agriculture Research Demonstration Site.
Fall Fruits in Urban Gardens - Jayesh Samtani, Ph.D., Small Fruit Production Specialist, Virginia Polytechnic institute and State University
Cool-Season Crops Vegetable Production - Leonard J.M. Githinji, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Sustainable and Urban Agriculture, Virginia State University
Good Gardening Practices - Chris Mullins, Virginia State University
Soil and Plant Nutrient Management - Mark S. Reiter, Ph.D., Soils and Nutrient Management Specialist
Row covers in vegetables, beyond season extension - Ramón A. Arancibia, Eastern Shore AREC, Virginia Tech
Urban Soils: Assessment and Management - Greg Evanylo, Plant and Environmental Sciences
If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Sustainable & Urban Agriculture Program office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (804) 524-5960 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.