Herb & Veggie Container Gardening -FREE
Apr
27
9:30 PM21:30

Herb & Veggie Container Gardening -FREE

Herb & Veggie Container Gardening

Container gardening is a fantastic way to grow anywhere - back porch, balcony, sun room, etc.

It’s even better when you can eat what you plant! Join our resident garden expert, Deb Nelson, as she takes you through the steps of herb & veggie gardening and how to best do it in a container. She’ll discuss where to plant, what to plant, and the optimal container (size, style, etc.) to plant in.

You’ll hardly be able to “contain” yourself……..:::::ahem::::…..

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THE GARDEN SCHEDULE: WHAT & WHEN TO PLANT
Mar
2
9:30 AM09:30

THE GARDEN SCHEDULE: WHAT & WHEN TO PLANT

The Garden Schedule: What to Plant When: Even in a small garden keeping up with when to plant and what to plant can be confusing. When is too early? Is it ever too late? We’ll look at the planting times for standard veggies in our region, which ones do best started early and which prefer to be seeded directly into the ground.  

I. Important garden dates

II. How to read a seed packet

III. Seed starting and transplanting

IV. When to start the fall garden

V. Garden maintenance

VI. Reference sources

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SOIL YOURSELF - PREPARING FOR SPRING
Feb
23
9:30 AM09:30

SOIL YOURSELF - PREPARING FOR SPRING

Building Great Soil: The soil is the basis of a sustainable organic garden. We’ll look at the attributes of great soil and how to build your own rich organic mixes.

I.     What is soil? Soil types and their components

II.   Soil as an ecosystem

III.  Building your own and improving what you have

IV.  Some recipes for great soil

V.   Soil for containers

VI. Reference sources

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HERB GARDENING 101
Feb
16
9:30 AM09:30

HERB GARDENING 101

The Herb Garden & Using Herbs in Other Garden Settings: Gardeners have used herbs for centuries for medicine, flavoring foods and their wonderful scents. Learn the basics of bringing these useful plants into your garden and home.

I.    A brief history

II.  Herb families

III. Culture requirements of some of the common herbs

IV. Using herbs for companion planting

V. Growing herbs in containers

VI. Reference sources

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SQUARE FOOT & LASAGNA GARDENING
Feb
9
9:30 AM09:30

SQUARE FOOT & LASAGNA GARDENING

Turnip greens yarrow ricebean rutabaga endive cauliflower sea lettuce kohlrabi amaranth water spinach avocado daikon napa cabbage asparagus winter purslane kale. Celery potato scallion desert raisin horseradish spinach carrot soko. Lotus root water spinach fennel kombu maize bamboo shoot green bean swiss chard seakale pumpkin onion chickpea gram corn pea. Brussels sprout coriander water chestnut gourd swiss chard wakame kohlrabi beetroot carrot watercress. Corn amaranth salsify bunya nuts nori azuki bean chickweed potato bell pepper artichoke.

Nori grape silver beet broccoli kombu beet greens fava bean potato quandong celery. Bunya nuts black-eyed pea prairie turnip leek lentil turnip greens parsnip. Sea lettuce lettuce water chestnut eggplant winter purslane fennel azuki bean earthnut pea sierra leone bologi leek soko chicory celtuce parsley jícama salsify.

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