Community Gardening Green Thumb Series 2015 Classes Announced

tomato-garden-stockCome grow with us! Starting at 6 p.m. on March 10, free “green thumb” gardening classes will be available in Cape Girardeau at the Shawnee Park Center. Classes are being offered in conjunction with the University of Missouri Extension. Dates, times, and topics are as follows:

  • March 10 – Seed Starting
  • April 7 – Organic Gardening
  • April 21 – Design Your Garden, Raised Bed, Container, and Lasagna Gardening
  • May 5 – Growing and Using Herbs
  • May 19 – Fruit Production
  • June 9 – Compost and Improving Your Soils
  • July 7 – Save Your Harvest: Canning and Freezing Techniques

Registration will be available through the City of Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department: 573-339-6340.