The topics to be covered will include: soil preparation (e.g. soil testing, pH balancing, organic matter incorporation, soil amendments); plant selection and placement (e.g. sunlight requirements and plant heights); planting techniques and timings (e.g. transplanting vs and direct sowing); succession planting; companion planting; propagation methods (e.g. seed saving, division, cuttings and grafting); pest and disease management (e.g. organic pest control methods and early detection and prevention measures); and preparing for the warmer months (e.g. watering and irrigation practices and summer heat protection.