If you have ever considered planting a spring vegetable garden, be sure to register to attend a four-week series to learn how to get started. The workshop “Spring into Vegetable Gardening,” will be held Tuesday evenings from 6 – 7:30 p.m. starting Jan. 14 until Feb. 4.  The cost is $30 per person or $45 per couple and includes numerous handouts. Classes will be held at the Milton and Jay locations of UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County. The Milton office is located at 6263 Dogwood Drive. The Jay office is located at 5259 Booker Lane. Register on online at: http://spring-into-vegetable-gardening-2014.eventbrite.com.



Topics for the workshop include:



•              Jan. 14 - Homeowner Vegetable Garden Expectations: what to grow and seasonal information, site selection and improving soils



•              Jan. 21 - Growing Tomatoes, Peppers, Squash and Cucumbers; Seeding and Transplanting Basics



•              Jan. 28 - General garden Maintenance: watering, fertilizing, integrated pest management



•              Feb. 4 - Harvesting, Troubleshooting Vegetable Garden Problems



For more information please contact Mary Derrick at 623-3868 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays or via email at maryd@santarosa.fl.gov.