Organic Gardening Workshops 2010
Creating An Edible Garden in Los Angeles – Parts 1 & 2
Class limit is 15 people accepted on a first-come basis.
Part 1: starting a vegetable garden from scratch
Learn how to start a vegetable garden from scratch in raised beds, containers and straight in the ground. Class covers sowing seeds, preparing garden soil, containers, and maximizing harvests organically. Includes tips on lawn removal, drip irrigation, compost, introducing fruit trees and more.
Hands-on element: You’ll cultivate garden soil and prep containers where vegetable crops and more will be planted in Part 2 of this series. You’ll also get a head start on the season by sowing seeds in trays to take home.
$50 includes seeds and materials
Saturday March 6 | 10am – noon or 1pm – 3pm
Part 2 – installing a vegetable garden, and more
Learn by doing. Practice installing a vegetable and fruit garden in the beds and containers prepped earlier in Part 1 of this series.
Learn about spacing and grouping plants appropriately, what to plant where, crop rotation, companion planting and beneficial insects. Includes tips on making your own organic fertilizer.