Fall Organic Gardening Series: Prepare Your Garden for Winter
- Raised beds
- Fertilization and water
- Mulching systems
- Three-season cover cropping
- Harvesting tips and timelines
- Fall and winter pest pressure
- Increasing plant hardiness
Dr. John Wilson Community Garden
99 White Pine Dr.
Black Mountain, NC 28711
$25 for each class
$40 for both classes
Instructor: Diana Schmitt McCall
Diana McCall manages the Dr. John Wilson Community Garden which is home to nearly 70 gardening families, over 100 fruit and nut trees, mushroom logs, a native species trail and a biodynamic donation garden which produces 4000 pounds of produce annually for distribution in Black Mountain. Her work also includes school garden programs, expanding community gardens in the town, and partnering with numerous agencies and institutions to educate her community on how to grow, access and prepare healthy food for themselves and their families.