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4/21/2007 - Ready, Set, Grow! Workshop

Ready, Set, Grow! Workshop sponsored the Friends of the Agawam Public Library The Friends of the Agawam Public Library are sponsoring a workshop titled - Ready, Set, Grow! Pamela Jacobsen, a certified Connecticut Master Gardener and long-time resident of Feeding Hills, will be the presenter. The hour-long workshop will take place at the Agawam Public Library at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 21. The workshop will be followed by a 15-minute question and answer period. Door prizes will be presented after the Q&A session. Spring has arrived and it's time to get out into the garden. Starting this growing season, why not maintain your landscape in a more environmentally-friendly manner? In this workshop you will learn how to do just that, taking a new look at gardening chores and planting delights such as: Mulching and enriching the soil the natural way.  Watering and pest management techniques. Planting species that are sure to thrive in our area. One important note: Pam Jacobsen's workshop stresses organic gardening practices and products. Questions pertaining to chemical-based fertilizer and pesticide applications will not be addressed.