The WVU Extension Service, Putnam County Master Gardeners and Putnam County Parks and Recreation will host a Putnam Summer Gardening Series beginning July 7th. The classes will be held on Thursday evenings from 7 PM to 8:30 PM at the Community Gardens located at the Wave Pool Park (#1 Valley Park Dr., Hurricane). The classes are open to the public and free of charge. The title of the classes are:
1) Soils and Soil Fertility (7/7),
2) Growing Culinary and Medicinal Herbs (7/14),
3) Annual and Perennial Flower Gardens (7/21),
4) Pest and Pest Management: an IPM Primer (7/28), and
5) Preserving/Canning Your Harvests (8/11).
For more information or questions call Putnam Co. Parks and Recreation (304)-562-0518 or the WVU Extension Service Office in Putnam County (304)-586-0217.
Programs and activities offered by the West Virginia University Extension Service are available to all persons without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political beliefs, sexual orientation, national origin, and marital or family status.