Interest in vegetable gardening has surged dramatically in recent years, driven by consumers striving for healthier lifestyles, safer foods, and lower grocery bills. Many gardeners are now looking for ways to reduce or eliminate synthetic fertilizers and pesticides by using a more sustainable approach.
Join us as we learn smart, low-cost, environmentally sound practices for growing vegetables. We will cover planning, seed starting, cultural practices, and soil/water management, along with additional tips.
About the Instructor:
Michael McLane is an urban gardening instructor and speaker with 16 years of experience gardening sustainably. An avid proponent of integrated farming and local food systems, Michael also manages the Roswell Farmers & Artisan Market, and volunteers for the Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group, Georgia Organics and UGA Cooperative Extension Service.
He is both a UGA Master Gardener and Georgia Master Composter. Michael is a retired technology executive who lives in Roswell with his wife and son.