By RONALD “CHUMPER” WALKER
EBCI COOPERATIVE EXTENSION
Principal Chief Patrick Lambert and the EBCI Cooperative Extension Office will be distributing Garden Kits the week of March 27. The seeds in this year’s kit include: beets, cucumber, watermelon, creasy greens, mustard greens, spinach, early squash, sweet corn, pole beans, candy-roaster and Cherokee tan pumpkin, and onion sets. The kits will be given out with two harvest baskets.
The dates and times are as follows:
- Monday, March 27 from 12-2pm at the Cherokee County Community Pavilion
- Monday, March 27 from 5-7pm at the Snowbird Complex
- Tuesday, March 28 from 12-3pm at Tsali Manor (for seniors)
- Tuesday, March 28 from 5-7pm at the Yellowhill covered ball court for the Cherokee Community
This year’s kit provides seeds to grow throughout the growing season. Home and family gardening provides opportunity for healthy activity, healthy eating, and family interaction.
Info or for questions/concerns throughout the gardening season: EBCI Cooperative Extension Office 359-6939.
Walker is the director of EBCI Cooperative Extension.