Our speaker for the Gwinnett County Master Gardener Association meeting on Monday April 20, 2015 was Bob Westerfield. Bob specializes in woody ornamentals, vegetables and fruits for the Department of Horticulture, GA Station in Griffin and writes for the magazine Georgia Gardening.
Bob gave us updates on this growing season’s expected problems with the excessive rain we’ve had this month. He also spoke on the advantages and disadvantages of raised bed gardening and share newly released researched on the advantages of the subject. He shared an overview on basics of sight selection, soil amendments, varieties of vegetable selection, fertilization and irrigation needs, problem identification and troubleshooting along with problem solving.