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Intensive Garden Series

Please join us for our intensive growing series in May! We will answer your questions! 

Based on Permaculture and regenerative gardening theory, we will explore and learn the following skills/topics:

In Depth Permaculture Growing

Permaculture includes growing practices such as organic and regenerative agriculture. Permaculture is design system that works with your home landscape to increase yields and reduce redundancies.

Preparing the growing space for planting:

From bed aeration techniques to the timely application of amendements and everything in between! Preparing the growing space for the season will set you off for success.

Garden Methods 

There are several schools of thought when it comes to the method of crop production for the backyard garden. Join us as we examine each method and help you to determine which work will best for you and your family.

Composting Methods

Compost is a wonderful addition to any home garden. Learn how to properly create compost that is safe and beneficial. There are a variety of composting methods- let’s learn the one that works for you!

Greenhouse/High Tunnel Growing

There is an art to the indoor growing space. Come learn the craft that not only extends the season, saves on the home budget and is extremely satisfying. Let us simplify the growing process for you.

Soil Amendments

How to balance your soil so that you can reap the rewards of the spring sow. We grow by the mantra “Feed your soil- not your plants”. Learn all the regenerative practices for caring for your soil.

Pests

Addressing pests can seem like a daunting task for the backyard grower. Let us simplify the process and provide you with the knowledge you need to defend your food crops. We will learn how to invite the assassin bug team to your garden to help defend your plants from infestation. We will also learn the flowers that should be included in every growing space.

How to determine Plant deficiencies

What is wrong with my plant? Plants speak a language that we cannot hear…plants show us any deficiencies in their appearance. Learn how to decipher common crop issues and how to correct them.

And so much more!

We will meet from 10 AM- 2 PM: May 20th-May 22nd.

The location of the course is a private residence in Palmer. Please note that we will provide this information upon registration.

Intensive Garden Series

Thank you for joining us! We will provide a lovely lunch and refreshments. We are limiting this series to 10 participants only.

$250.00

 

 

 

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Events are Full! Arctic Permaculture Wasilla Series

 

 

Register Below!

Permaculture Design/Site Analysis/Microclimate: $30.00

March 21, 2019

We will learn how to locate the perfect placement for a new garden or enhance the design of an existing one. Learn the skills you need to create your own Permaculture Garden designs.

By applying the fundamental Permaculture design process, we will locate the existing microclimates on your property. Defining microclimates increases the diversity of food crops we can grow in the Arctic.

Soil: Regenerative Theory $30.00

April 4, 2019

Healthy soil is the foundation for healthy food crops. Come and learn as we venture “below” and learn how to care for the delicate yet persistent soil food web. We will learn cost effective ways to determine our soil type, pH, texture, soil tilth and how to care for your soil regeneratively.

 

 

Classes will be held indoors at the Wasilla Museum and Visitor Center from 6:30pm-8:30pm!

The Wasilla Museum is located at: 323 N, Main St!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Palmer Arctic Permaculture Series

 

Register Below!

Permaculture Design/Site Analysis/Microclimate: $30.00

March 28, 2019

We will learn how to locate the perfect placement for a new garden or enhance the design of an existing one. Learn the skills you need to create your own Permaculture Garden designs.

By applying the fundamental Permaculture design process, we will locate the existing microclimates on your property. Defining microclimates increases the diversity of food crops we can grow in the Arctic.

Soil: Regenerative Theory $30.00

April 11, 2019

Healthy soil is the foundation for healthy food crops. Come and learn as we venture “below” and learn how to care for the delicate yet persistent soil food web. We will learn cost effective ways to determine our soil type, pH, texture, soil tilth and how to care for your soil regeneratively.

Classes will be held indoors at the Annex in Palmer from 6:30pm-8:30pm!

The Annex is located at 247 S Alaska St!

 

Soil: Regenerative Theory

There is so much to learn about soil. Come explore organic, regenerative and nature inspired soil care.

$30.00

 

 

 

 

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Fun Family Activity with SEEDS!

Folks! A fun family activity to do with your children! Seed Tape! Our five year really enjoyed this!

For all small seed where spacing is critical to development: carrots, lettuce, beets and turnips…..any many others!

Supplies:

2 ply toilet paper
Flour
Water
Straw
Seeds

Tear toilet paper for the length of growing space desired. We did 4ft sections.

Seperate the layers of toilet paper. Each layer is one tape!

Mix together 3/4 cup flour and 1/4 cup water (this is the glue) and it should be the consistency of pancake batter).

Use your straw (anything would work here but the straw was a little more fun) and place a drop of “glue” onto each square of toilet paper.

Next, plant your seeds! One seed on each glue spot would be ideal but it will still work if there is more!

Lay the seed tape flat for about 2-3 hours until the “glue is dry”.

Once completely dry, roll up the tape, place in a bag, label and you have seed tape!!

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