Growing Great Again & Again— Tips for Successful Gardening

Growing Great Again & Again— Tips for Successful Gardening

Come, Discover, and Learn simple tips that will help your garden produce to its fullest capacity. No green thumb is required, just good sunlight, water, soil, temperature, and cultural practices. Come learn about preparing your garden this spring, selecting good plants and seeds, growing transplants, and using crop rotation. Discover why gardening Integrated Pest Management Principles (IPM) make a difference. Learn about soil testing and spring IPM practices to get your garden in shape.

Tuesday, April 9th @ 6pm in the Library Basement.

This is a free event but sign-up is appreciated.

Loretta Ortiz-Ribbing, is a Plant Pathologist and IPM specialist by training, and gardening enthusiast by heart. She is the former UW-Extension Assistant Professor Crops & Soils Area Agent for Dodge and Fond du Lac Counties and former advisor and trainer for Master Gardener Volunteers. Throughout her 38-year career, she provided educational programs and support in the areas of agronomic and horticultural crop systems in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, and Indiana. As a Research Scientist with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, she developed Best Management Practices for protecting pollinators and their habitat. Currently, she is a retired assistant professor and Extension Specialist from UW-River Falls and the University of Illinois, respectively.


Date(s) - 04/09/2024
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm