This day long course will introduce you to the essentials of organic gardening with a focus on gardening for the second half of the year. . In the first part of the day we’ll learn about dirt, including soil types, tilling and amending,options for composting and sheet mulching, cover crops and more. In the second half of the class we will focus on plants: seeds and starts, sun and shade, water, weeds and garden planning. There will be lots to touch and feel, garden tour, and break out exercises including hands-on work in the garden. Bring your questions and get your hands dirty! This class is for beginning gardeners and those wanting to learn more about organic perspectives and techniques.
Date: Saturday July 29, 10am-3pm
Location: Fruitvale District
Cost: $50-90 sliding scale
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