May Gardening Events

Spring is here and if you are struggling with starting a garden, you might want to think about attending one of our upcoming events with Master Gardener Jacqui Bergonzi or Co-Founder of Fruition Seeds Petra Page-Mann.

Vegetables Love Flowers
Wednesday, May 12th
11:00–11:45 a.m.
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Jacqui Bergonzi, Master Gardener, will discuss how vegetables and pollinators thrive when vegetable gardens are abundant with beautiful flowers. This mutually beneficial relationship must be understood within the context of what goes on below the ground where billions of microorganisms feed and care for plant roots. This presentation will cover tips on creating organic, companion planted gardens that hum with biodiversity and yield nutritious food for all. Jacqui Bergonzi is a Master Gardener with Westchester Cornell Cooperative Extension.

This presentation is brought to you by the following Public Library partners: Briarcliff Manor Public Library, Chappaqua Library, Dobbs Ferry Public Library, Greenburgh Public Library, Hendrick Hudson Free Library, Irvington Public Library, Scarsdale Public Library, Somers Library, and White Plains Public Library.

10 Tips for Container Gardening
Sunday, May 16th
6:00–7:00 p.m.
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Surrounding yourself with abundance in containers is so rewarding, though far from foolproof. Here are the keys to success from a lifelong container gardener, upstate native, and co-founder of Fruition Seeds, Petra Page-Mann.

7 Keys to Resilient Gardening in a Changing Climate
Sunday, May 23rd
6:00–7:00 p.m.
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With the right attention, techniques, timing, and seeds, our gardens will surround us with beauty and abundance even as our seasons grow more unpredictable. Come laugh and learn the keys to surround yourself and your community with abundance for generations to come..

Growing up in her father’s garden, Petra believes each seed and each of us is in the world to change the world. Her passion, curiosity, love of food and love of people led her all over the world studying seed, song and culture worth celebrating. In 2012, she co-founded Fruition Seeds with her partner Matthew to share the seeds, knowledge and inspiration gardeners crave to amplify our individual as well as collective abundance in our short seasons. If she’s not farming she is singing, skiing, snuggling her dogs, hunting mushrooms or learning something new.

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