gardening series

This year, we are expanding our Gardening Series to cover all seasons! Get year-round garden guidance to support you having your best year in the garden yet. You can purchase classes for the full year, per season, or as individual sessions. Check our 2022 schedules below and sign up today!


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Winter Classes | October – December

The year isn’t over yet! Sign up for our winter series to learn how to extend your harvest and prepare your garden for the cold winter. These classes will cover food preservation, preparing your beds for winter, and putting your garden to bed.


Winter Class Information

Location and Time

Kelly Hollinger

Putting the Garden to Bed for Winter

In this workshop, Kelly Hollinger of Soul and Soil Project will demonstrate some methods of tasks and tools for preparing your winter garden. She will explore easy soil building, winter cover crops, bed building, and maintenance preparation to help your spring grow to get off to a great start! She will review goal setting to best prepare for winter growing, seasonal extensional gardening, and basic tool care. Come get your hands dirty sheet mulching and discussing mulching methods for nutrient optimization.

October 11, 2022

Mystic Roots Farm, Old Fort, NC (30 minutes from Asheville)

6-8 pm

Brandon Ruiz

Food Preservation

Brandon, who taught our Garden Planning workshop in January, is back again to show you the basics of food preservation. Canning, root cellaring, and drying techniques can all help keep your pantry stocked with your garden bounty all year long.

November 12, 2022

Smith Mill Works Greenhouse

2-4 pm

Kelly Hollinger

Garden the Winter Blues Away

Join Kelly to wrap up the 2022 Gardening Series with you. As a follow up of October’s “Putting the Garden to Bed for Winter” Class, Kelly will open the floor to the class’s reflections of growing this past fall. She will answer your winter garden questions, winter goals, and support you in lifting the winter blues through preparation of your plans for your 2023 garden. This event will include hot chocolate and cider for participants.

December 3, 2022

Smith Mill Works Greenhouse

2-4 pm

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