NGC Gardening School 2019 – 2020
Helping members become accomplished horticulturists.
Course I Nov. 21 – 22, 2019
Course 2 Feb. 24 – 25, 2020 West Palm Beach, FL Contact:Michelle Maguire 772-485-3279
The NGC Gardening Study Courses are designed to provide educational information to those especially interested in gardening, horticulture and related subjects.
The School consists of a series of four courses, scheduled usually for two days of instruction, followed by a general examination. Courses cover all aspects of growing, from understanding soil structure to pruning techniques, plant identification, etc. Topics include basic botany, soils, growing annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs, fruits and vegetables, lawns, pests and diseases of plants, plant classification, and selected subjects of local interest.
The theme for 2019-2021 is Plant America, with its focus on gardens and gardening. It is both a description of what NGC clubs do and a command to service. Learn all aspects of Planting America in GSS. Learn information and skills that can be used in new or existing club, district or state projects and apply for Plant America Community Project Grants.