2017 Ascension Parish Vegetable Garden Workshop

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

The LSU AgCenter and Ascension Master Gardeners will host a Vegetable Garden workshop on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. The workshop will take place at 5:30 PM at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 St. Landry Road, Gonzales, LA.

Activities will include discussions on vegetable varieties planted in the demonstration gardens, insect issues and controls, and disease issues and controls. Additionally, the winners of the 2017 4-H Youth and Adult Garden Contest will be announced.

Biggest Tomato Contest – As an addition to this year’s field day we will have a biggest tomato contest. Anyone wishing to enter this contest should bring their biggest tomato to the field day with them. We will have a weigh-in and the winner will be announced on the spot.

Anyone planning to attend should call the Parish Extension Office at 621-5799 by June 9th so that we can properly plan for the event.