Basic plant requirements, how to satisfy them, and plant selection are discussed, as are garden planning and timelines. The goal is to develop a proactive approach to eliminate unnecessary work, which will allow more time to enjoy the garden by less watering, feeding, and weeding. Led by Tony Bonnano, a Massachusetts Master Gardener since 2007. He designed, built, and oversees the Victory Gardens at the Veterans Community Health Care Center in Lowell and is the horticulture leader for the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Concord’s Outreach Organization, teaching and running a volunteer program at the facility’s farm. Bonnano also chairs the Topsfield Fair Home Garden committee and is a Certified Massachusetts State Fair Judge. An accomplished vegetable grower, he was named a Top Vegetable Exhibitor at the 2017 and 2019 Topsfield Fairs.
This program is in partnership with Tewksbury Public Library. Please note this program will not be recorded.