Getting Into the Weeds - November 19th, 2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019

This winter, Perennia Horticulture Specialists Rosalie Gillis-Madden and Jennifer Haverstock, are planning a workshop series called "Getting Into the Weeds."  This series will offer an in-depth look into certain aspects of horticulture production.

In collaboration with NSDA Regional Offices, the inaugural session is taking place on Tuesday, November 19th, from 10:00 - 11:30 at locations across the province.  Topics for discussion include: High Tunnels – site selection and preparation, and long term nutrient management, as well as soil-less substrate and different potting technologies. Using remote technology, we are excited to welcome guest speakers from across North America.

  • Elizabeth Buck, Extension Vegetable Specialist, Cornell Cooperative Extension Vegetable Program Avoiding a “Tunn”-el of Trouble: Site Selection and Prep
  • Judson Reid, Extension Vegetable Specialist, Cornell Cooperative Extension Vegetable Program High tunnel soils: Long term nutrient management for crop health
  • Shawn Mallen, Sales and Hydroponics Manager at A.M.A., Horticulture Inc. Substrate and Potting Choices in Tunnel Production
Admission is free, but space is limited, so we ask that you register in advance.  The deadline to register is Nov 18th at noon.  For details on how to register and to find the location nearest you, please click here!

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