Starting a Vegetable Garden

veggie gardenThe Currituck County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will be offering a class on “Starting a Vegetable Garden” on Thursday, March 21, 2013 beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Living in a rural community offers many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, and nothing can be more rewarding than having your own vegetable garden.  Besides being a great outdoor activity, gardens can be a great source of fresh vegetables that are a safe and nutritious food supply for families.  The class will cover topics such as: the different styles of vegetable gardens; soil requirements and preparation; vegetable varieties; planting dates for the different crops; and how to manage pests.  The class is opened to anyone regardless if you want to start a garden or are an experienced gardener.  Please call Currituck Extension Center to register for this class at 232-2262 or register on line at

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Tommy GrandyExtension Agent, Agriculture (252) 232-2262 Currituck County, North Carolina

Posted on Feb 27, 2013

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