Home and Garden Briefs for February 11, 2022 | Journal-news

WV Woodland Stewards Seminar

to be held TuesdayMARTINSBURG — The February WV Woodland Stewards Seminar will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

To sign up, go to: https://wvu.zoom.us/conference/sign-up/tJIld–rpjgtH93Lrat9opv5kElxi9yEy3i4

Fruit Tree Growers virtual assembly to be held Feb. 21MARTINSBURG — WVU Extension’s 1st Tree Fruit assembly of the 2022 season will deal with the new notify method that features a blog site and a simply call-in messaging process that will be up to date frequently with insect, ailment and horticultural alerts.

This early-time conference is in addition to its normal timetable of twilight conferences, which will be held March 23 and April 27 on Zoom and in person on May well 25 and June 22. The place for the previous two conferences will be announced as we tactic all those dates.

Register in advance for the Feb. 21 assembly utilizing this link: https://wvu.zoom.us/conference/sign-up/tJUrd-uqpzwrHNUk9PLqHxwwC3cebUB5TbeG

For more information, electronic mail [email protected] or get in touch with 304-822-5013.

18th annual West Virginia Smaller Farm Convention establishedMARTINSBURG — The West Virginia Small Farm Convention on Feb. 21-26 will be held almost. Registration in 2022 will be totally free, but you want to sign-up in get to get the log in data. For more facts, go on the internet at https://extension.wvu.edu/conferences/small-farm-convention.

Please call Lisa Jones at 304-293-2715 for additional details.

2022 Gardening 101 lessons to be heldKEARNEYSVILLE — Gardening 101 is featuring two possibilities to tune into the annual beginning gardening workshop. Pre-registration is necessary for the in-particular person software, and the course fee is paid at the door. COVID limitations might restrict the dimension of an in-particular person class, and masks will be needed. View the full schedule and sign-up online at extension.wvu.edu/Jefferson.

The in-person system will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 5 at Hospice of the Panhandle’s Training Centre, which is located at 330 Hospice Lane in Kearneysville. Cost is $5, and beverages and treats will be offered. Matters include things like location up a garden, selecting seeds, diseases, pests and weeds, harvesting and storing make.

Virtual plans will be held March 8, 15 and 22 via Zoom with no value. Subject areas will be composting, escalating tree fruit and smaller fruit and landscaping.

For a lot more data, call Emily Morrow at 304-728-7413, ext. 2.

Profitable compact farms class to be made availableJEFFERSON COUNTY — Jefferson County Extension is featuring a system for people today new to the farming globe.

This class collection will assistance map how to start out a smaller farm—from pencil to plow. Classes will centre on neighborhood agriculture-centered businesses, how to make choices on what to increase and market and keeping fantastic history for your company.


Thursday, Feb. 17: Farm Information. Study how to maintain superior data for on your own and your and taxes.

Saturday, March 12: Regional farm tour, depart from Extension Business office at 9 a.m..

February sessions will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Extension Business. Expense is $15 and will incorporate all course supplies. Contact the office or stop by extension.wvu.edu/Jefferson to sign-up online.2022 Ag Ed conference dates established

KEARNEYSVILLE — The 2022 Agricultural Education and learning conferences dates are offered nearly on Feb. 17 and 24.

The 2022 March conference will be held at the WVU Kearneysville Tree Fruit Investigation and Education and learning Centre found at 67 Apple Harvest Lane, Kearneysville with supper at 6:30 p.m. and the educational plan instantly just after. During the month of February, meetings will be held just about. Information to be presented at a afterwards day. Webinars — 7 p.m.

Backyard Tips

• Start off a kitchen area herb backyard garden

• Prune grapes

• Seed broccoli (indoors)

• Seed collards and kale (indoors)

• Order seed potatoes

• Seed peas (outdoor) south of U.S. Rt. 60

• Prune blueberries, raspberries, blackberries and fruit trees

• Seed cabbage (indoors)

• Plant Irish potatoes in large tunnel