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Getting Started Gardening Basics Class Series 5/13/23

May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This session is cancelled – for interested new gardeners, please come to the Weed and Feed instead!

Getting Started Gardening Basics Class Series at Chuckanut Center

At the May 13th class we’ll explore Spring topics, including:
-Starting a new bed. Example – On Grass; cover with cardboard…
-Stinging nettles for Food & Fertilizer, Recipes
-Calendar, Record Keeping, Time To Harvest, Multiplant, Layering, Stacking
-No straight lines needed! Experiment with different methods
-Planting, Garden Journal. Volunteer starts, cuttings.
-I Can! Attitude, More than one way
-Planning for seed saving. Spring Planting

Hands-on activities:
-Introduction to weeding. Potting up Kale volunteers to take home.
-Two hour class includes lecture, Q&A, in-garden time, hands-on practice, demonstrations, examples, samples and references to take home. Bring writing materials. Dress for the weather. We will be getting our hands in the dirt! Let the explorations begin!

Future sessions
Summer topics: Progression crop planning, transplanting starts, volunteers (July 15)
Fall topics: Extending harvests, food prep & storage tips (September 16)

Parking is available at Chuckanut Center. If the lot is full, please find additional parking next door at Fairhaven Park.


May 13
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Chuckanut Center
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Chuckanut Center
103 Chuckanut Drive N.
Bellingham, WA 98229
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