Tuesdays, April 26 and May 3, 6:30 – 8:30 pm – Urban Vegetable Gardening for Beginners


Join Abby Hird, Researcher, Botanic Garden Conservation International, on two consecutive Tuesdays, April 26 and May 3, from 6:30 – 8:30 at the Hunnewell Building at the Arnold Arboretum, to learn the where, what, and why of urban vegetable gardening.  She will guide beginners through site evaluation, plant selection, and common problems and possible solutions in raising home-grown food.  She’ll talk about community resources, maximizing yield from a small plot and ways to grow food more sustainably.  $45 for Arboretum members, $55 for non-members.  Sign up at www.my.arboretum.harvard.edu, or call 617-384-5277.  Image from www.urbanlandarmy.com.