Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Ready to do some serious thinking about growing some of your own food?  Here are some events and classes I'll be doing in the next few weeks:


Tuesday, March 27, 3:00-6:00 PM  Farm Walk at Pheasant Fields Farm in Silverdale

Come join me for a fun afternoon touring a working farm!  Learn about soils, year-round growing and equipment to make gardening and small scale farming easier and more efficient.  I’ll be giving a talk on starting seeds indoors.  Presented by WSU Kitsap Extension Small Farms Team, Pheasant Fields Farm, and Washington Tractor. 
$10 per person or $15 per family
Registration online at www.kitsap.wsu.edu or call 360 337 7026


Starting Seeds in the
Organic Vegetable Gardening Class

Saturdays April 14 and 21,  10:00 AM-4:30 PM   Organic Vegetable Gardening  Learn the basics or hone your gardening skills in this 2 day course.  Topics covered include garden planning and design, soil preparation and testing, plant selection, synthetic-free fertilization and pest management, irrigation and harvest tips.  Students will start seeds to take home for their own gardens.
Bring a sack lunch and your edible gardening questions!

$98 and $10 materials fee

Poulsbo Parks & Rec

Register at 360 779 9898


Tuesday, April 17, 6-8:30 PM  Grow Your Own Salad Bowl!

Learn what vegetables you can plant together in one container to harvest complete salads! Students will plant and take home their own Salad Garden Bowl.  Plants and materials provided.

Poulsbo Parks & Rec

Register at 360 779 9898

'Didn't know you could grow
beans in a container, did you?
Saturday, April 28, 10-Noon   Container Gardening    
No room for a garden plot?  You can still grow lots of great veggies on your patio or deck in containers!  Learn what to look for in a container, what kinds of soil to use and which vegetables to choose.  You’ll be surprised at what you can grow in a small space!
Bainbridge Island Parks & Rec
Register at www.biparks.org

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