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Getting Started Gardening Basics Class Series 7/15/23

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Getting Started Gardening Basics, Summer Topics

At the July 15th Class we will discuss this and more:
-Progression planting, Harvest timing, growing Herbs etc
-Seed planting & spacing: Example: plant extra and eat the thinnings

Hands-on Activity: Harvest a rainbow of leafy greens for your own salad
-Old Capable Mindset. Simple knowledge brings Power
-Plant what you need, share what you have to spare
Wild crafting – salads and berries and Stinging Nettle fibers, oh my!
-Sharing among gardeners & neighbors
-Digging up late Volunteers to transplant, and taking cuttings for starts,
-Planning Fall/Winter Crops;
-Plant seeds in summer and/or transplant in early fall to eat in Winter and Spring

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 continue!

Scholarships Highly Encouraged!

Future sessions:
Fall topics: Extending harvests, food prep & storage tips (September 16)
Other possible topics, dates, to be determined

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


July 15
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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