Free Workshop On Vegetable Growing June 14

Learn the secrets of vegetable gardening in South Florida with Palm Beach County Agricultural Economic Development Coordinator Arthur Kirstein and Mounts Botanical Garden Horticultural Supervisor Mike Page.

The focus of the Farm Your Backyard workshop is on using established agricultural techniques for successful small-area vegetable garden projects. Tips and techniques on site preparation, seedling establishment, plantings, crop maintenance and harvesting will be covered. A tour of the Mounts Botanical Garden vegetable garden will complete the program.

The program is free of charge and is limited to the first 100 individuals to sign up. It will be held Saturday, June 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Service, 559 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach. To register, contact Melissa Allman at