With Adam Schick
A lively 6-part series with Adam Schick, laying out the steps to achieve the garden you envision reconciled with the time you have for it. Each class will start with a presentation on the day’s topic, followed by questions and a walk through production garden.
Classes are held Saturdays from 10-12 at the Linnaea Farm Education Center.
MARCH 7TH ~ SENSE OF PLACE/PHENOLOGY
Helping you time the planting schedule in the garden with the season at hand.
MARCH 21ST ~ SEASON EXTENSION
Seeding, cloches and covers
APRIL 11TH ~ ROTATIONS AND CULTIVATION
Two practices that must be understood to have long-term success in the garden
APRIL 25TH ~ SOIL AND COMPOST
Soil and Composting are at the heart of good ecological agriculture
May 9th ~ PESTS & WEEDS
Just plants and creatures in places you don’t want them; eating things intended for you. learn to move towards prevention and good garden management, working with nature and not against it.
May 23rd ~ YEAR ROUND CROPPING/ IRRIGATION
The best part of a coastal garden, fresh food from the garden all year, the balance of water and the succession of the garden through all the seasons.
Classes $30 each or $140 for the whole series. Go to www.linnaeafarm.org
to sign up. Questions? (250) 935-6747 or infolinnaeafarm.org