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 amendments and everything in between! Preparing the growing space for the season will set you off for success.
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.
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.
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.
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!
The location of the course is a private residence in Palmer. Please note that we will provide this information upon registration.
This class will take place at the end of our Farm season 2019.