Upcoming Workshops and Events!
Growing Food for Almost Free Workshop
An introduction to edible gardening for the creative cheapskate.
When: Saturday, April 27th, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Where: Gail’s Learning Center, 15525 NE Caples Rd, Brush Prairie, WA 98606 SEE MAP: Google Maps
There is a $25 per-person fee for this class.
Limited seats available. Register today to reserve your spot!
Growing your own food does not require taking out a loan! Nor does it start at the garden center. There are many clever and creative ways to go about growing your own food, and Clark County is filled with resources to help you get started on a budget. This class provides a three-hour introduction to the basics of edible gardening, including time and money saving tricks.
We will learn the basics of:
- Edible gardening in the Pacific Northwest
- Garden design and location selection
- Soil and soil preparation
- Lasagna gardening
- Plant spacing
- Vertical gardening
- Pest and disease management
- Crop rotation
- Season extension
- Companion planting/interplanting
- Container gardening
- Succession planting
- Cover cropping
- Herbs, Fruit, Edible flowers
- …and more!
Take home plants that you will start from seed, handouts and the confidence to begin growing your own food this spring!
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Eve Hanlin is a dahlia farmer, landscape designer, college student, WSU Master Gardener, and plant nerd from Battle Ground, WA. She started teaching gardening and related workshops all over Clark County three years ago. Her mission is to share a passion for the natural world, and help others acheive their gardening & sustainability goals. Learn more about Eve here.