SAN ANGELO – Aspiring gardeners can learn what they need to get started at the upcoming Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Backyard Basics series this May.
Classes start at 6:30 p.m. at the Tom Green 4-H Center, 3168 N. US 67.
The sessions are:
May 1, vegetable gardening;
May 9, aquaponics;
May 15, food preservation; and
May 22, fruit trees.
The seminars will provide the information necessary to create a productive backyard garden and grow and store fresh food for the family, according to Allison Watkins, AgriLife Extension horticultural agent for Tom Green County.
Registration is $10 each for the vegetable and fruit tree sessions and $20 for the food preservation session. The aquaponics session is free.
RSVP by calling the Tom Green County AgriLife Extension office at 325-659-6528 no later than the Friday before each program.
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