Winter Classes

Speakers

Winter Class Information

Location and Time

Kelly Hollinger

Putting the Garden to Bed for Winter

Kelly 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

Smith Mill Works Greenhouse

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 homegrown food all year long.

November 12, 2022

Smith Mill Works Greenhouse

2-4 pm

Kelly Hollinger

Garden the Blues Away

Join Kelly as we wrap up the 2022 Gardening Series. 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