5 WEEK INTENSIVE ORGANIC GARDENING WORKSHOP
Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:00 PM - Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 4:00 PM (EST)
This is a hands-on workshop. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced gardener wanting to convert from conventional to organic methods, whether you have a sunny townhouse patio or a 3 acre lot, this class will put you on the path to taking control of your food future.
Week 1 - Organic Gardening Foundations - Soil Food Web, composting, nutrient dense food and nutrient cycling
Week 2 - Garden planning- what to plant, when to plant it and how to plant it
Week 3 - Seed starting, soil preparation, cover crops, transplanting
Week 4- Pest control strategies - putting Mother Nature to work to control insects, diseases and weeds. Insect i.d., biological controls
Week 5 -Permaculture Strategies in your garden- Food forests, growing edible mushrooms, edible landscapes, rainwater harvesting, perennial foods
The classes will be every other Sunday from 1 - 4 p.m. starting Sunday Feb. 3rd. Class dates are Feb. 3rd, 17th, Mar. 3rd, 17th, Mar. 31st.
Each class will be divided between classroom work and work in the garden