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Growing Warm Season Vegetables

April 25, 2019

Hailey Public Library, 7 W Croy Street, Hailey, ID 83333

5:30 pm

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6:30 pm

A warm season plant may be injured by frost and should be planted well after the danger of frost has passed, which is generally in June in the Wood River Valley. Includes the Cucurbitaceae family cantaloupe, cucumber, pumpkin, squash, and watermelon, the Solanaceae family  eggplant, pepper and tomato, as well as  beans, sweet corn, sweet potato, and basil. The harvest needs to be done before frost sets in.

This is the third of three free talks for the Wood River Victory Garden Spring 2019 program offered in partnership with the Wood River Seed Library (WRSL), the Hailey Public Library (HPL), the Grange, The Hunger Coalition, and the University of Idaho Extension and its volunteer Master Gardeners. The full program includes talks, onsite garden workshops, seed and plant exchange, online YouTube videos and online documents.

Each of the events in the Wood River Victory Garden Program is free and open to all. Please register by contacting Sarah Busdon, UI Extension at (208) 788-5585, by email sarahb@uidaho.edu, or in person at 302 1st Avenue South in Hailey, Monday to Thursday. Registrations can also be done at one of the events in the program. Upon registration, participants will be given access to the online video channel, and will receive email communications about additional events, and links to suggested online resources. The UI Extension also has printed versions of the gardening resources for a fee.

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