At the March 18 class we’ll explore Winter topics:
What’s in your dream garden? Fresh produce, storage foods, herbs, medicine?
Think about what is available. Land. Soil. Draw out a plot. Plan.
How will your plot support the dream?
Existing garden, containers, new beds, community garden
Example of What we have at Chuckanut Center garden:
Ready food, established perennials for cuttings, annual volunteer edibles
Medicinal plants, soil knowledge, water, tools, storage.
Gathering materials & supplies, selecting what to grow, finding plants & seeds.
Hands-on activity: Pot up your own easy care Chives plant to take with you
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!
Spring topics: Seed starting, early crops, controlling weeds & pests (May 13)
Summer topics: Progression crop planning, transplanting starts, volunteers (July 15)
Fall topics: Extending harvests, food prep & storage tips (September 16)
Participants may sign up for this session alone or sign up for all of the sessions up front to receive a discount. [$25.00 each individual session or $80.00 for all four].
Parking is available at Chuckanut Center. If the lot is full, please find additional parking next door at Fairhaven Park.