Mid-summer is a turning point in the vegetable garden, presenting both opportunities and challenges. In this comprehensive class, novice and seasoned gardeners will discover how to evaluate the success of their current crops and receive troubleshooting advice for pests, diseases, weeds and water issues. This is also the time to begin to plan to replace early crops with new ones for late summer and fall harvest. Participants will learn about those that do well in our area and techniques for successful summer planting. Maya Baruch, an experienced vegetable gardener and educator with a particular emphasis on permaculture practices, will share her expertise for employing ecological practices for long-term garden success and soil health.