Edible Organic Garden Design Workshop
With the right steps,tools and techniques, an ecologically diverse and healthy backyard edible organic garden is easy to start, establish and maintain. Beyond the personal benefits, a home organic food grower is a promoter and supporter of a healthy, abundant and sustainable future for all! Join US on the path to a sustainable local food system by becoming an effective urban organic farmer. Together in this workshop we will: 1) Learn hands-on how to design and plan a healthy organic herbs & vegetables garden 2) Learn about the step-by step process to start, establish and maintain the garden 3) Gain insights about seasonal plant choices suited for your garden, garden styles and sizes (in ground, raised beds, etc), site and soil preparation, planting, plant succession, companion planting, irrigation set-up and moisture control, seasonal maintenance, organic fertilizers, natural disease & pest management and other techniques to ensure the health of your garden 4) Create a first draft plan for your backyard organic edibles garden Whether you already have a garden or would like to have one, this workshop will give you the tools to design, create and maintain a thriving edible organic garden. All attendees will receive 1 or 2 informational hand-outs to complement the subjects covered in the workshop, and take home a few free heirloom seeds and seedlings to start or add to their garden!
Date & Time
- April 23, 2016
- 1:00PM - 3:30AM