“Our theme this year will explore the importance of individual actions toward building the health of ourselves, our community and our planet”, says Julia Cencebaugh Kloth, Fairfield County Master Gardener Coordinator. This year being the International Year of Soils, the focus will be on the profound importance of soil for human life.
The event is free and requires no pre-registration. It offers an opportunity to learn about sustainable gardening activities and practices. Demonstrations, presentations, walks, information booths and hands-on activities for children are planned. Topics include managing and improving soil, composting, vegetable gardening, pruning, beekeeping, pollinators, wildflowers and native plants, invasive plants and insects and more. The website will provide the most current details on all events.
Master Gardeners will be on hand to answers gardening questions and free soil pH testing is provided. There is also be a sale of plants donated by the Master Gardeners and gently used gardening books.