Registration now open for 2011 Garden Education Program
April 26, 2011
Author: Neighborhood Farm Initiative
Category: General News
The gardening education program is a season-long,hands-on training course in organic vegetable gardening. The course includes your own garden plot, everything you need to grow your garden, and bi-weekly instruction in all aspects of starting and maintaining the garden, from testing and preparing the soil to planting, maintenance, and pest management!
What’s included in the program:
- Your own 12’x12’ community garden plot for the 2011 growing season
- All seeds and transplants
- Compost and soil amendments
- Seasonal use of drip irrigation system, trellises, stakes
- Your own trowel and a pair of gloves, plus seasonal use of NFI’s communal
- Bi-weekly hands-on classes to provide you with the knowledge you need to
grow your organic garden
- Weekly staffed hours at the garden where you can receive one-on-one assistance in applying class lessons and caring for your garden
The class takes place alternate Saturdays, May 7–September 10, 10am-noon and we hold it at two sites: near the Fort Totten Metro station and at Fort Dupont Community Garden.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and registration instructions!