Saturday, January 31, 2015

Grow Your Own Food -- Organic Workshop Series

Grow Your Own Food
Organic Gardening
Workshop Series 2015

All workshops held Saturday mornings:
March 7,21, 28 and April 4, 18
from 9:30 to 11:00 am.
at the Walsh-Mellett
home and garden
Mount Rainier, Maryland

COST:  $125 for the five session series
           Anacostia Hours & Sliding Scale possible

                 Limited to 10 participants                     
           Pre-Register with $25 deposit by Feb. 20th 

               Contact: Judy Walsh-Mellett

            301-927-2015 or

                                 Workshop Dates & Descriptions
March 7:  Growing Good Soil: Foundation for a great garden,                       composting, vermiculture, organic amendments, cover crops

March 21:  Garden Planning: Choosing a location, soil testing, planting decisions
March 28:  What to Plant When:  Starting seedlings indoors and direct seeding
April 4:    Preparing Growing Beds: Double digging and sheet mulching
April 18:  The Growing Season: Maintaining healthy plants, transplanting, tending, watering, harvesting, four season growing

About the presenter:  Judy grew up gardening with her Dad and sisters in Upstate New York.  She has tended a garden in Mount Rainier for over 25 years, and also has beehives.

Training and Certifications:  Master Gardener (1994), Volunteer US National Arboretum (1997), Sustainable Mini-Farming Course with Ecology Action (2000), Permaculture Design Course (2013), Intern at EcoCity Farms (2013). 

Listen to Radio Interview with Judy on Behind the Mind Radio:
(podcast from March 2014)

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