Home and Garden Briefs for February 4, 2022 | Journal-news

Home and Garden Briefs for February 4, 2022 | Journal-news

18th annual West Virginia Tiny Farm Conference setMARTINSBURG — The West Virginia Tiny Farm Convention on Feb. 21-26 will be held almost. Registration in 2022 will be free of charge, but you need to have to register in purchase to receive the log in facts. For far more information, go on the web at https://extension.wvu.edu/conferences/modest-farm-meeting.

Make sure you contact Lisa Jones at 304-293-2715 for more details.

2022 Gardening 101KEARNEYSVILLE — Gardening 101 is featuring two opportunities to tune into the annual starting gardening workshop. Pre-registration is essential for the in-individual system, and the class payment is compensated at the door. COVID restrictions may possibly limit the size of an in-individual class, and masks will be expected. Watch the full routine and register online at extension.wvu.edu/Jefferson.

The in-person program will be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on March 5 at Hospice of the Panhandle’s Training Center, which is located at 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville. Charge is $5, and beverages and treats will be provided. Subjects: Placing up a back garden, deciding upon seeds, health conditions, pests and weeds, harvesting and storing generate.

Digital systems will be held March 8, 15 and 22 by using Zoom with no cost. Matters will be composting, developing tree fruit and smaller fruit and landscaping.

For a lot more info, speak to Emily Morrow at 304-728-7413, ext. 2.

Profitable modest farms course to be offeredJEFFERSON COUNTY — Jefferson County Extension is providing a method for men and women new to the farming environment.

This course series will help map how to start a tiny farm—from pencil to plow. Periods will middle on regional agriculture-primarily based companies, how to make selections on what to mature and offer and preserving great record for your small business.

Plan:

Thursday, Feb. 10: Business Advancement. Master farm budgeting ideas and methods.

Thursday, Feb. 17: Farm Records. Study how to hold fantastic information for on your own and your and taxes.

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

February periods will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Extension Workplace. Charge is $15 and will consist of all program materials. Connect with the office environment or go to extension.wvu.edu/Jefferson to sign up on the web.

2022 Ag Ed assembly dates establishedKEARNEYSVILLE — The 2022 Agricultural Education conferences dates, topics and speakers are:

• Systems will be available practically on Feb. 10, 17, 24. See listing under.

• Thursday, March 10 — Grazing for Profitability — Speaker Ben Goff, WVUES

The 2022 the January and March conferences will be held at the WVU Kearneysville Tree Fruit Analysis and Schooling Center found at 67 Apple Harvest Lane, Kearneysville with supper at 6:30 p.m. and the educational software straight away soon after.

Throughout the month of February, meetings will be held just about. Information to be supplied at a afterwards day. Webinars — 7 p.m.

• Feb. 10 — Grazing Superior Elevation — Cooper Hibbard

• Feb. 17 — Adaptive/intense grazing — Alan Williams

• Feb. 24 — Making use of Sheep and Goats to make improvements to profitability — Brad Smith

Garden Suggestions• Seed head lettuce (indoors).

• Get blackberry and raspberry plants.

• Construct a low tunnel or chilly frame

• Seed leeks and cauliflower (indoors)

• Thoroughly clean dust from houseplants with damp fabric

• Seed celery (indoors)

• Seed leafy salad greens in a superior tunnel