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Gardening for Beginners (teens and adults)

This Month: Putting Your Garden to Bed After a successful season of fruit and vegetable production, what is the best way to store and preserve your harvest?

In partnership with the Eastern Connecticut Community Gardens Association (ECCGA), Otis Library will host a series of classes on gardening for beginners.   Experienced gardeners from the ECCGA will teach basic gardening skills for everyone, from home owners to apartment dwellers. This series will lead beginner gardeners through the steps and practices involved in maintaining a flourishing home garden.  Dates are as follows:  Monday, April 8; Monday, June 3; Monday, August 5; and Monday, September 9. All programs will begin at 6pm in the Story Room and are free and open to the public.  No registration is required.  Appropriate for teens and adults.  

For more information on the ECCGA, visit

Earlier Event: August 14
Build-A-Backpack (Ages 14 and up)
Later Event: September 14
Teen Book Discussion (grades 7 and up)