Date: April 1, 8, 15 (First 3 Tuesdays in April), 7-9pm
Location: Jubilee!, 46 Wall Street, Asheville, NC
Cost: $15 per class for $40 for the series
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An exciting three-part series on all aspects of Growing: planning, planting, production, and pests. Improve your established garden or start growing for the first time.
Class 1: Why grow organically; site, size, & design; soil & nutrient basics; seasons; tools; Q&A. Handout.
Class 2: Seeds & transplants, common problems; composting & vermicomposting; edible yard; Q&A. Handout
Class 3: Mulch; water & fertility; compost tea; cover cropping & nutrients; disease & insects; Q&A. Handout
Ruth Gonzalez is a former market farmer, current gardener, and local food advocate. She has written numerous local food and gardening articles, blogs about local food here and writes the “Ask Ruth” Gardening Column for Organic Growers School. As a Horticulture Consultant at Reems Creek Nursery, Ruth offers advice on all sorts of gardening questions, and benefits daily from the shared wisdom of local gardeners.