Spring and Summer Vegetable Gardening

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We are so lucky to live in a place with year-round gardening opportunities. This time of year is perfect for planting your spring vegetables, seeding your summer garden, and enjoying vibrant and tasty spring greens (kale, spinach, beets, lettuce, etc.) and all the summer superstars: succulent tomatoes, gorgeous eggplant, colorful peppers, unusual and tasty cucumbers, summer squash, summer grown winter squash, fresh corn, edamame, basil — summer abounds with possibilities! In this class, we will cover gardening from seed to harvest. There will be a focus on soil health and best practices for keeping your soil alive and well. We will review how and why to compost to feed your soil, which in turn, feeds your plants!

Presenters Master Gardener Lisa Putman and Master Gardener Kathleen Putman, “The Putnam Sisters”. Together Lisa and Kathleen have been teaching about gardening at Lyngso, San Mateo County Fair, and Garden Clubs for the last 12 years.

Lisa Putnam has a BS in Agricultural Economics from UC Davis and also studied nutrition science at Davis. She currently operates a small sustainable organic farm in Woodside and Portola Valley and is a UC Master Gardener and Master Composter. Lisa’s passion is soil and compost.

Kathleen Putnam is a professional organic vegetable gardener serving the Mid-Peninsula and is an ISA Certified Arborist. Kathleen has a degree in Environmental Horticulture from City College of San Francisco and is a UC Master Gardener. Kathleen’s passion is fruit trees and soil.