21 Acres Backyard Farming- Five Tuesdays
This is a Core Course in the 21 Acres School “Growing Series.”
This is a 5-week course, meeting Tuesdays for 2 hours at 21 Acres.
May 15............. 6:30-8:30 pm
May 22............. 6:30-8:30 pm
May 29............. 6:30-8:30 pm
June 5............... 6:30-8:30 pm
June 12............. 6:30-8:30 pm
Have you always wanted to know more about gardening but did not know where to start? Does going to the nursery make you inspired but leave you overwhelmed about what things to buy? Have you tried gardening in the past but didn’t have the successes you had hoped for? This class will teach you how to turn your yard into productive garden spaces that flourish.
If getting started is overwhelming, we can help you have the garden you’ve always wanted. This class is scheduled just in time for you to achieve beautiful results this season.
1 - Visioning the Backyard Farm —
Plant Biology 101, Figure out what to grow!
2 - Preparing the Soil —
How to build and sustain soil fertility
3 - Compost Gold —
Easy systems to nourish plants with free material
4 - Making Great Choices —
How to select seeds, starts and transplants
5 - Timing is Everything —
Design a planting calendar to maximize space
Dr. Elizabeth (Beth) Wheat, is an expert in sustainable farming, biology and the environment. Dr. Wheat teaches urban farming at the University of Washington where she helped to establish the UW student farm. We are pleased to host Dr. Wheat and share her wealth of experience with our students.
Enrollment & Registration
In order to take our courses students must first enroll in the 21 Acres School as a student. Enrollment is $45 for a two year period. Enrollees receive advance notice of class availability and on occasion special discount offers on classes. There are three ways to register; online at http://backyardfarmingmay2012.eventbrite.com, by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling us at 425-481-1500.
Join 21 Acres and save — Fees are discounted for members for most courses and classes by 10%, 15% or 20% depending upon membership level.
21 Acres Certificate
This course qualifies for our Sustainability Stewardship Certificate. Enroll, register for this class and receive credits towards your certificate.
Watch for notices about upcoming courses related to this theme. For more information, visit www.21acres.org.
21 Acres is a nonprofit school dedicated to helping people learn how to grow, eat and live sustainably.
If you have questions, please contact us: (425)481-1500, email@example.com, www.21acres.org.
May 16, 2012 01:30 AM
Jun 13, 2012 03:30 AM
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