Gardening expert Gretchen Voyle will present a program at
Brighton District Library at 7 p.m.
Learn tips for growing your own vegetable garden this season at the Brighton District Library from 7-8 p.m. Monday as veteran gardener Gretchen Voyle hosts Vegetable Gardening 101.
Vegetable Gardening 101 will provide attendees with easy-to-follow advice on growing great vegetables that can be enjoyed throughout the summer. The class is intended for traditional, organic gardeners, beginners and slightly experienced gardeners.
Voyle, an educator for Michigan State University's Extension Service of Livingston County and a Livingston Press & Argus columnist, will highlight the importance of preparing the garden soil and testing it to determine its health.
Discover the many types of vegetables grown in Michigan and how to grow them successfully. Learn about season-extending ideas for creating a longer harvest and tips to help the gardener decide when vegetables are ripe. Attendees will also leave with culinary uses and ideas for the vegetables they are planning to grow.
To learn more about Vegetable Gardening 101 call 810-229-6571; ext. 227 or visit the Brighton District Library website www.brightonlibrary.info. The Brighton District Library is located at 100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116.