Park University 101: Vegetable gardening for beginners in the South

Let Jim Martin, gardener, horticulturalist and Executive Director of the Charleston Parks Conservancy teach you all beginners out there about vegetable gardening in the South.

The 'Vegetable Gardening for Beginners' class will be held on Wednesday, February 17th, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Hazel Parker Playground classrooms located at 70 East Bay Street.

For just $25, Martin will instruct you in these areas:

Getting your soil ready to plant.

Warm and cool season vegetables.

Seeds and transplants: Where to find them and how to grow them.

The good and bad of insects and diseases in the vegetable garden.

Healthy ways of growing a vegetable garden.

Vegetables in Containers

Get ready to flaunt your most successful vegetable garden with this basic how-to course that teaches you through both presentation and demonstration. Sign up online to register for this course that'll help focus your green thumb.