• By Megan Gregory
  • Posted Monday, April 18, 2016

Cover Crop Workshop RESCHEDULED for April 23

Join Forsyth Community Gardening for this hands-on workshop on using cover crops in the garden! We’ll sow a summer cover crop to improve the soil and smother weeds before a fall vegetable crop. Then, we’ll cut down a mature, over-wintering cover crop (planted last fall) and prepare that plot for summer veggies.

The workshop will be held on Saturday, April 23 from 3:00-5:00 pm at the Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church Garden (3543 Robinhood Rd., Winston-Salem NC 27106). The garden is two blocks west of the church on Robinhood. If you are able, please park in the church parking lot and walk to the garden.

*** Please note, this workshop has been MOVED EARLIER than the original date of April 30. Due to the warm spring, the over-wintering cover crops are already flowering and must be cut down this week! ***

Please register at: http://tinyurl.com/FCG-SGS Community gardeners who signed up to receive free summer cover crop seed by April 11 will be able to pick it up at the workshop. A LIMITED amount of extra seed will be available to community gardeners on a first-come, first-serve basis.

For accommodations for persons with disabilities or Spanish translation, please contact our office at 336-703-2850 at least two weeks before the event.

This program is part of Forsyth Community Gardening's Sustainable Growing Series of free workshops on horticultural and community organizing topics. For more information, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/FCG-SGS.

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