Ascension Parish Vegetable Garden Field Day

Staff reports

The LSU AgCenter and Ascension Master Gardeners will host a Vegetable Garden Field Day on Thursday, June 14. The field day will take place at 5:30 p.m. at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 St. Landry Road, Gonzales.  

Field day activities will include discussions on tomato, bell pepper, and cucumber varieties planted in the demonstration gardens, insect issues and controls, and disease issues and controls. Additionally, the winners of the 2012 Youth and Adult Garden Contest will be announced.

Anyone planning to attend should call the Parish Extension Office at 621-5799 by June 8st so that we can properly plan for the event.