McCue Garden Center

vegetable garden

Need a distraction from this winter weather? Start getting ready for spring by taking one of the many gardening classes available at McCue's Garden Center (200 Cambridge Rd, Woburn) starting on February 17th!

The first class, "Growing Plants from Seeds," will go over how to improve germination rates and grow healthy seedlings indoors for spring planting. This session will cover seed selection, growing mediums, and how to create a micro-climate favorable for plant growth. This class will be held on Sunday, February 17 from 4:30-7:30PM. Cost to attend this class is $25.

 McCue's will also be offering the class "No Maintenance Gardening" on Sunday, March 10 from 9:30AM-12:30PM. Cost to attend the class is $25. This session will be filled with tips and tricks to make yard work seem easy! This session will cover planting, watering, fertilizing and lawn care. 

Beginning on Sunday, March 17, McCue's will be offering eight sessions of the class "The Real Dirt on Gardening." This class will take place every Sunday from 3:30-5:15PM until Sunday, May 5. Cost to attend these sessions is $65. Come learn the basics of soil preparation, plant-selection and propagation, lawn care, landscaping and yard maintenance. 

All classes will be led by McCue's Master Gardener Peter Coppola. To pre-register for these classes, please contact McCue's at info@mccuegardencenter.com or (617) 823-3321.

Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest!

From date: 
Sat, 10/20/2012 - 12:00pm
photo of dog in halloween costume

Join the McCue Garden Center for it's first annual Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest! Prizes will be given out for different categories. Register your dog by 1pm to be entered into the contest. There will be other fun activities including face painting, corn maze, poisionous garden, FREE popcorn, and pet adoption opportunities. For more information about this event, see the attached flyer. 

Canning Class!

From date: 
Sat, 07/14/2012 - 11:00am
Vegetables

Calling all CSA Members & vegetable gardeners!

Wendy Garf-Lipp, Executive Director of United Neighbors of Fall River, will be teaching a canning class on Saturday, July 14, from 11am-12pm.  Come learn how to enjoy the harvest all winter, as Wendy demonstrates the water bath canning method for vegetables, and a pressure canning method for meats and beans.