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Gardens and Tonic: Growing Under Cover – Techniques for a More Productive, Weather-Resistant, Pest-Free Vegetable Garden

November 18, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Join award-winning author Niki Jabbour as she shares her secrets to growing more food, reducing pest problems, and dealing with unpredictable weather in her vegetable garden. She’ll spotlight a wide variety of season extenders like shade cloth, row cover, cold frames, and polytunnels, as well as show you how to use garden covers to prevent damage from deer, flea beetles, and cabbageworms. Put Niki’s techniques to work in your garden so you can enjoy a year-round harvest in any sized space.

Niki Jabbour is the author of four innovative vegetable gardening books, including The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener and Growing Under Cover, and a two-time winner of the American Horticultural Society Book Award. Niki is the host and producer of the long running radio show The Weekend Gardener. Her writing can also be found in magazines like Fine Gardening, Garden Gate, and Birds & Blooms. She is the co-owner of and can be found as @NikiJabbour on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.


Gardens and Tonic is a series of virtual webinars with horticulture professionals. Grab your favorite beverage and join Julie Jenney from the Scott Arboretum and a featured horticulture professional for plant-related topics, adventures, and stories – as well as design-focused talks on private and public gardens. Time will be set aside to answer your questions. Registration is free but required. Participants must have Zoom downloaded on their computer and be comfortable using it. The webinar link will be included in the confirmation email received after registering online.


Help keep these virtual programs free! If you would like to help fund the G&T series, we invite you to donate online or with a check for your desired amount to: the Associates of the Scott Arboretum with a note on the memo line “For virtual G&T series.” Thank you!


November 18, 2021
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Virtual Webinar