First ‘Evening in the Garden’ on Wednesday

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Master Gardeners will hold the first Evening in the Garden for the 2017 gardening season on Wednesday at 6 p.m. The Demonstration Garden is located at the Frank Bratt Agricultural Center, 3542 Turner Road, Jamestown.

Included in the first Evening in the Garden will be presentations on preparing garden beds by Wikki Stapleton, picking good nursery plants by Susanne Bloom, seed selection by Jim Cowan and reading a seed packet by Kathy Rooney. Reg Boutwell is the chairman of the demonstration garden committee and will entertain gardening questions following the presentation. Soil pH testing will also be available if a small amount of dry soil is brought to the EIG. The Evening in the Garden will continue every third Wednesday of the month through September, rain or shine.

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