The Garden Club of Newtown will feature an early spring look at organic gardening with Nick Mancini’s timely presentation, “Incorporating Flowers into An Organic Vegetable Garden,” to be presented in the lower meeting room of Cyrenius H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street. The program will begin at 1 pm on Tuesday, April 23.
Owner of The Organic Gardening Workshop in Westport, Mr Mancini (pictured) will discuss “all phases of organic vegetable gardening, including container gardening, flowers and veggies, and other important items to harvest a bumper crop year after year.”
A UConn Certified Master Gardener who specializes in organic vegetables and fruits, he also teaches organic gardening at Norwalk Community College Extended Studies as well as their Child Development Laboratory School. Previously the head master gardener of vegetables, brambles and fruit trees at Bartlett Arboretum in Stamford, Mr Mancini has taught organic gardening for the Westport and Fairfield continuing education divisions, and lectured extensively throughout the Connecticut and New York Metro area.
The ultimate gardening enthusiast, Nick is an author, teacher, lecturer, garden consultant and coach and a member of the Connecticut Master Gardeners Association, CT NOFA, Connecticut Community Garden Association and the Westport Community Garden.
The public is invited, and there is a requested donation of $5. Registration is not required, but additional information is available by calling 203-512-7320.