Virtual Spring 2022 Leon County Backyard Gardening Series

Repeats every 2 weeks every Thursday until Thu Feb 17 2022.
Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 12:00pm
Neighborhood Housing Services
333 Sherman Avenue
New Haven, CT 06515

Join UF/IFAS Extension Leon County for a virtual workshop on spring vegetable gardening! About this event Join us for our Virtual Spring 2022 Backyard Gardening Series. For $5, you can also pick up plants from the Extension Office to start your spring vegetable garden! When: Spring Gardening Presentations via Zoom: 1) Thursday, February 10, 2022, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Eastern 2) Thursday, February 17, 2022, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Eastern This virtual workshop will feature Leon County and Jefferson County Extension Agents Mark Tancig, Molly Jameson, Danielle Sprague, and Trevor Hylton as they discuss: Garden site selection Soil and fertilization Spring planting and gardening techniques Insects and pest management Where: Zoom (Please register to receive Zoom login information) $5 Plant Pick-Up Option (Limited to 15 participants): For $5, pick up plants to transplant into your garden from the Leon County Extension Office (615 Paul Russell Road, Tallahassee, Florida) anytime Monday, February 21 through Friday, February 25, 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. New to Zoom? You can set up the Zoom App on your computer by going to the Zoom website and following these steps: Create an account: - Go to the Zoom website: - In the upper right-hand corner of the webpage, click “Sign up, It’s Free.” - Enter a valid email to be associated with the Zoom account. A confirmation email will be sent to that address with an “Activate Account” link. Follow the steps to finalize the account. - PRO TIP: the confirmation email may take a while to be sent, so be sure to create an account well in advance of the workshop. Download the app to a computer: - On the Zoom website ( scroll to the very bottom of the webpage. - In the “Downloads” column, click the “Meetings Client” link - Under the “Zoom Client for Meetings” heading, click “Download.” - In the computer’s “Downloads” folder, open the “zoomusInstaller.pkg” file to launch the Zoom app. Sign in using the previously created account information. Download the app to a smartphone: - In the App Store (for iPhones) or Google Play Apps (for Android) search “Zoom.” The results may call it “Zoom” or “Zoom Cloud Meeting.” - Download the app. - Tap the Zoom icon on your device to launch the app. - You will be given the option to “Sign In” or “Join a Meeting.” - Selecting “Sign In” will allow you to host, schedule, and join a meeting. - Selecting “Join a Meeting” will prompt you to enter a Meeting ID number for the meeting you are trying to join. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Molly Jameson at or Mark Tancig at