The Interactive Adult Education Committee is offering a course, Spring into Vegetable Gardening, taught by Collin County master gardeners, from 9 a.m. to noon, February 18, at the Landing at Myers Park and Event Center, in McKinney. The focus is on basic vegetable gardening, learning from veteran vegetable gardeners and local experts through lectures and hands-on displays. Doors open at 8:30 a.m.
Instructors will be available to answer questions on soil preparation, plant selection, seeds or transplants, row covers, vertical gardening and integrated pest management in the vegetable garden. Experts will discuss plant varieties and the planting calendar for Collin County. Irrigation and rainwater harvesting specialists will lead demonstration table lessons.
Cost is $10. To guarantee handouts and goodie bags, preregister is required by calling 972-548-4219.