Fall vegetable gardening: 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 1. Learn how to extend your vegetable gardening with seasonally appropriate veggies. Led by John Porter, West Virginia University/Kanawha County extension agent. Free.
Junior Master Gardener leadership training: 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 1. JMG leadership training for those interested in starting their own chapter of this international youth gardening program. This class is free but registration is required.
Saving and storing seeds: 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 8. Saving and storing seeds is the most economical way to garden. Learn the do's and don'ts of seed preservation from John Porter, WVU extension agent. Free.
Establishing a lawn: 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 22. Learn how to winterize your lawn and get it ready for spring with John Porter. Free.
To register for all classes, contact Terry St. Germain at 304-720-8733, ext. 3.
Garden weed workshop
The West Virginia State University Extension Service will launch a garden workshop series focusing on lawn and landscape weeds at West Virginia Pumpkin Park, in Milton, 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 30.
"This information is perfect for any gardener looking to eradicate weeds from his or her garden," says Scott Byars, program leader for agriculture and natural resources with WVSU Extension Service. "We want participants to be able to identify the common weeds they'll find in their lawns and landscapes."
Other classes include:
WVSU Extension Service began offering workshops at Pumpkin Park last year. Staff members are completing construction of a demonstration garden on the site to be used during future collaborative efforts with the park. Signage will direct participants to workshop locations.
There is a $10 fee to attend each workshop, and space is limited. To register, contact Brad Cochran at 304-541-3301.
Reach Sara Busse at sara.bu...@wvgazette.com or 304-348-1249.