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Organic Gardening 101

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This day long course will introduce you to the essentials and foolproof basics of organic gardening. In the first part of the day we’ll learn about dirt, including soil types, tilling and amending,options for composting and sheet mulching, cover crops and more. In the second half of the class we will focus on plants: seeds and satrts, sun and shade, water, weeds and garden planning. There will be lots to touch and feel, garden tour, and break out exercises including hands-on work in the garden. Bring your questions and get your hands dirty! This class is for beginning gardeners and those wanting to learn more about organic perspectives and techniques

Start:
Saturday, May 3, 2014 10:00 am
End:
Saturday, May 3, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue:
The Institute of Urban Homesteading
Address:
North Oakland, CA
Cost:
$50-$85 sliding scale.
Event Phone:
(510) 927-3252
Event e-mail:
iuh@sparkybeegirl.com
Event URL:
www.iuhoakland.com/gardening.html
Wheelchair Accessibility:
Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information.
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