Location: Jubilee!, 46 Wall Street, Asheville, NC
Cost: $15 per class for $40 for the series.
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.
Class 2: Seeds & transplants, common problems; composting & vermicomposting; edible yard; Q&A.
Class 3: Mulch; water & fertility; compost tea; cover cropping & nutrients; disease & insects; Q&A.
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.
Organic Growers School is a non-profit organization providing organic education since 1993. Our mission is to inspire, educate, and support people in our region to farm, garden, and live organically.