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Grow Your Own Organic Garden


with Paul Volckhausen

Calendar Oct 11, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Are you concerned about the rising cost of food? Unsure what the term "certified organic" means? Interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner? Join us for a workshop on how to grow your own organic garden. We'll talk about the basics of soil science, how to enrich your soil to produce healthy, high-yielding plants. The course will also cover the basics of making and using compost, the principles of crop rotation, and how to incorporate green manures and manage nutrients in the garden. Other topics will include how to tell the difference between cultivated plants and weeds, basic weed control strategies and common insects, pests and methods of natural insect control. Materials fee: $5 (payable to the instructor at the first class.) 3 Sessions.


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