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Cool Growings: Vegetable Gardening in Winter | Virtual Class

November 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

November 12, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Want to extend your gardening season past the freeze dates? Learn how to garden on the dark side of the calendar with Dr. Jared Barnes. Vegetable gardening in the winter is possible for us in the deep South with some clever tricks, special techniques, and hardy cool-season crops. Dr. Jared will cover these topics and more in this engaging virtual class that will inspire you to pull on your gardening gloves, no matter the season!

About the Virtual Classroom: This class will take place in the comfort of your home via Zoom Webinar. Zoom Webinar has no additional cost and is very easy to use. All you need is a computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet access. Once you have registered for the class, you will receive an email confirming your registration and what to expect from a virtual class using Zoom Webinar. You will have everything you need to feel comfortable prior to the class beginning!


Garden Members: $35/person
Non-Members: $60/person

Interested in becoming a Garden member? Click here!

About Dr. Jared Barnes 

Jared Barnes, Ph.D., started gardening when he was five years old, and since then, he has enthusiastically pursued how to best cultivate plants and cultivate minds. He currently fulfills both of these passions as an award-winning associate professor of horticulture at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, TX. 

Dr. Jared obtained his Ph.D. in horticultural science from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC; he interned the summer of 2008 at The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, PA; and he has traveled around the US and into eleven countries to gain a national and global perspective of horticulture. He has been awarded the 2019 Perennial Plant Association’s Academic Award, the 2017 Keep Nacogdoches Beautiful Sustainability Award, and the 2016 Perennial Plant Association’s Young Professional of the Year, and he has been recognized as a member of GPN’s 2016 Class of 40 Under 40. Additionally, his passion for horticulture has been recognized by peers in interviews in Organic GardeningGreenhouse Grower, AmericanHort Connect, Ken Druse’s Real Dirt, and Nursery Management, and he has written articles appearing in The American GardenerFine Gardening, and Carolina Gardener.

Huntsville Botanical Garden

4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States
(256) 830-4447