Seminars to help make home gardening more productive

Published 8:45 am Wednesday, September 4, 2013

How would you like to produce more food for your family right in your own backyard?

How would you like to have greater production and less weeds?

Allan Kennedy, who grew up in Polk County, will share his knowledge of gardening with greater produce yields at the Tryon Seventh-day Adventist Church Morgan Center. There are two different sessions covering various topics.

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Soil samples will be collected to be tested to see what minerals are lacking in your soil to make a more productive garden. For information on the soil samples, call Lorna Dever at 828-817-1544. Soil samples will be mailed on Sept. 9 in order to have the results available at the meeting on Sept. 26.

The first seminar is on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 6:53 p.m. – Super Food Production. This seminar discusses an integrated growing system for production of vegetables. This comprehensive seminar will outline specific methods used to produce your own food including tools, soil amendments, seed and all the components used to produce up to 2 tons of nutritious food on a 12’ x 36’ space or in appropriate containers.