Join us at the library for Urban Gardening with Springfield farmer Daniel Staub

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We’ve got gardening classes at several branch library locations! Everything from garden planning to soil preparation to harvesting and enjoying the fruits of your labor. Think spring and sign up!

  • February 18: Garden Planning, 6 pm, Sixteen Acres Branch,
    1187 Parker Street, 413-263-6858
    Sign up online
    OR February 26, 6 pm, Indian Orchard Branch,
    44 Oak Street, 413-263-6846
    Sign up online
    Think ahead and start planning your garden. What should I plant? How much space do I need? When do I start? Daniel will show participants how to put their plans on paper.
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  • March 8: Seed Starting, 11:30 am, Mason Square Branch,
    765 State Street, 413-263-6853
    Sign up online

    Start new seeds in trays and various types of pots and take your starter home for spring planting. All supplies provided. Participants will also learn how to create a cold frame to help stretch the New England growing season.
  • April 8: Garden Management I, 6 pm, Brightwood Branch,
    359 Plainfield Street, 413-263-6805
    Sign up online

    Soil testing and soil building, bed preparation, tools and composting.
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  • April 17: Garden Management II, 6 pm, Mason Square Branch
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    Planting and seeding and more.

  • May 15: Garden Management III, 6 pm, Mason Square Branch
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    Pest control, trellising, weed control, watering and harvesting.

Seeds available for sharing, while supplies last.

Sign up at our Events Calendar, or the specific branch location.

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