Thursday, March 10, 2011 | 8:03 AM
A workshop on growing tomatoes in the backyard garden will be held on Tuesday, March 22, from 8:30 AM to 3 PM, at the E. F. Walker Operations Center (West House) in Haleyville.
At this workshop, a number of area experts will cover topics including insect control, tomato varieties, nutrition facts about tomatoes, preserving the tomato harvest, irrigation and rain barrels, tomato disease control, fertilization, and pruning and staking tomatoes.
This workshop is being sponsored by the Winston County Extension Office. There is a $20 registration fee, which includes lunch, program materials, and handouts. Please call (205) 489-5376 to register by March 14.