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Spring Has Sprung: Let’s Get Ready to Garden- zoom

March 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Spring Has Sprung: Let’s Get Ready to Garden
3:00 PM

Spring Has Sprung: Let’s Get Ready to Garden

Presented by Rutgers Master Gardener Kevin Akey

Spring is here! So much to do, so little time! Start with taking care of your tools, supplies, and yourself! Learn about soil health, lawn care, landscape care, spring blooming bulbs, early vegetable planting, and proper pruning techniques, lots of helpful hints will get you through your spring chores and those busy garden centers.

About the presenter: Kevin Akey is retired from the East Windsor Regional School District in Hightstown, NJ where he taught English and the Humanities. He also supervised the Language Arts, Social Studies, Art, and ESL departments. Kevin was an Agricultural Associate in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences at Rutgers where he participated in fieldwork to develop new and improved varieties of blueberries and hot peppers while assisting with classroom instruction. He is a member of the Little Silver Green Team and Supervisor of the Little Silver Community Garden. He is also a Navy veteran and Chairman of the Little Silver Democratic Municipal Committee. In his spare time, Kevin plays guitar with The Hard Road Travelers, an Americana and roots band.

The Master Gardeners are dedicated to educating the citizens of Monmouth County by offering interesting and informative horticultural presentations. Raising awareness in our community ensures that Monmouth county continues to be a beautiful and environmentally green place to live and work.

Sessions will be presented on Zoom and are free of charge. Registration and internet access are required. Register below for links to be emailed to you. Registration closes on the business day prior to the program at noon; Zoom access links will be emailed later that day. 

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited. Permission to present a program in library facilities or library website is not endorsement by the library.

CONTACT:  Reference Staff  732-431-7220 x7222


March 14
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm