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Learn the Art of Growing Food, Heirloom Gardens

Free online classes offered by gardening expert Ellen Ogden. The Art of Growing Food March 4 and The New Heirloom Garden on March 11.

You are invited to the ecoNutrition online series featuring nationally-recognized gardening expert Ellen Ecker Ogden. UM's Communiversity and Office of Food and Nutrition Security have teamed up to offer two free sessions sure to have you ready to begin your spring planting.

Offered on Thursday, March 4 at 6:30 p.m., "The Art of Growing Food" will teach you six steps for classic kitchen gardening with tips on designing and growing a garden that is both beautiful and bountiful, what to grow for the best flavor, and how to add personal style.

"The New Heirloom Garden" will meet on Thursday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m. and features tips on fragrant and flavorful heirloom garden plants and beautiful design ideas.

Ellen Ogden, national speaker and author of six books on kitchen garden design, will guide you to design a customized kitchen garden that can be utilized throughout the year.