Homesteading, Organic Gardening, How to Farm, Preparedness, Self-Reliance
Time: February 5, 2012 to April 1, 2012
Location: The Funny Farm
Street: 4459 Allgood Springs Dr.
City/Town: stone mountain
Website or Map: http://happyfood-funnyfarm.bl…
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Duane Marcus
Latest Activity: Dec 6, 2011
This is a hands-on workshop. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced gardener wanting to convert from conventional to organic methods, whether you have a sunny townhouse patio or a 3 acre lot, this class will put you on the path to taking control of your food future.
Week 1 - Organic Gardening Foundations - Soil Food Web, composting, nutrient dense food and nutrient cycling
Week 2 - Garden planning- what to plant, when to plant it and how to plant it
Week 3 - Seed starting, soil preparation, cover crops, transplanting
Week 4- Pest control strategies - putting Mother Nature to work to control insects, diseases and weeds. Insect i.d., biological controls
Week 5 -Permaculture Strategies in your garden- Food forests, growing edible mushrooms, edible landscapes, rainwater harvesting, perennial foods
The classes will be every other Sunday from 1 - 4 p.m. starting Sunday Feb. 5th. Class dates are Feb. 5th, 19th, Mar. 4th, 18th, Apr. 1st.
Each class will be divided between classroom work and work in the garden
The cost for the workshop is $300.00. Class is limited to 10 students
Online registration http://organicgardeningwkshp.eventbrite.com/
or mail a check payable to Robin Marcus to 4459 Allgood Springs Dr. Stone Mountain, Ga 30083
For further information- email email@example.com
or call 770-527-0395
Classes meet at The Funny Farm 4459 Allgood Springs Dr. Stone Mountain, Ga 30083 30 minutes from downtown Atlanta
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