Home Vegetable Gardening Done Right
Posted December 21, 2013
Have you ever wanted to eat vegetables that you grew yourself? Mt. Hood Community College is offering “Home Vegetable Gardening Done Right,” a new community education class that will touch on the basics of creating and maintaining your own home garden, both organically and non-organically.
The class will be held Feb. 18 - 20, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., on the Gresham Campus, 26000 SE Stark Street. Cost is $69; $59 for seniors age 62 or better. Parking on all campuses is free, all days, all times, no permit required.
Steve Schmidt, the class instructor, has held an interest in horticulture for nearly 40 years. His education is in forestry, but in 1982 he started his own business as a landscape gardener. He retired from that business in 2008 and for the last four years has been leading mushroom tours into the Mount Hood National Forest.
Schmidt’s love of gardening stems from the time he spent with his parents as a child. His parents felt that a garden was an essential addition to their table, and taught by example the importance of hard work and the value of growing what you eat.
Students may register for community education classes such as Home Vegetable Gardening Done Right via fax (503-491-7390), phone (503-491-7572), online http://my.mhcc.edu or mail (call for a registration form or pick one up from the winter 2013 issue of College + Community magazine/class schedule).
For questions about registering for classes, please call 503-491-7572.