Sept. 8 Farm Your Backyard Workshop

The Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension is offering a one-day program to focus on tips and techniques on vegetable garden site preparation, seedling establishment, planting, maintenance and harvesting.

The workshop will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hutcheson Agricultural Complex, Exhibit Hall A (559 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach).

Arthur Kirstein, coordinator of agricultural economic development, will be the instructor. The program is free of charge, but limited to 100 participants. To register, call Dina Ligotino at (561) 233-1792 or e-mail