Putting Your Garden to Bed (Leyland Garden), Oct. 6

The end of the growing season is just around the corner! On October 6, learn the options for wrapping up the season right, including mulch, cover crops and growing fall vegetables. Free cover crop seed will be available for workshop participants. Come to Leyland Street Community Garden, 6 - 18 Leyland St., Dorchester, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Can't make it? Check out the same workshop at Nightingale Garden on Oct. 8. This free event, open to the public, is organized by the Boston Natural Areas Network (BNAN). To register and for further information, contact BNAN at 617-542-7696 or write to info@bostonnatural.org. For updates, maps to locations and further details, visit www.bostonnatural.org (calendar entry here).

(Photo Credit: Tim Sackton).