Organic Gardening 101
Ignite your imagination and passion for growing your own food by learning how to grow a successful and productive organic vegetable garden. This 3-hour seminar will give you an understanding of what plants need to grow, how to plan and plant an organic garden, and how to deal with common challenges encountered by gardeners, including weeds, pests, and diseases. This seminar will benefit all gardeners from beginner to intermediate looking to grow in any size space: apartment or condominium balconies or patios, small or large backyards, or a plot in a community garden.
What you'll learn
- What a garden needs
- Starting a garden
- How to plant a seed and get it to grow
- Plant and seed selection
- Gardening tools
- Fertility and fertilizers
- Pest and disease management
- Weeds and weeding
- Water and Irrigation
- Organic gardening practices
Who this seminar is for
This seminar is for new gardeners who want to know the detailed steps to creating an edible garden. It is also for experienced gardeners who want to expand their knowledge of soil, plant selection, pest and disease control.
The seminar does not require any materials or previous knowledge.
An in depth seminar handout, which includes web links with additional information, will be emailed to you prior to the seminar. To get the most out of the seminar we ask that you read it over prior to arriving to give you some familiarity since a lot of topics will be covered in a short time.
Seminar Length: 3-hours
Cost: $30 (required at time of registration; non-refundable)
Capacity: max. 10 participants
Location: Hinterland Growers (1740 Scugog Line 4, Port Perry)
Saturday, April 29, 9am-12noon **FULL**
Saturday, April 29, 2-5pm
Wednesday, May 17, 9am-12noon **FULL**
Monday, May 22, 1pm-4pm (Victoria Day) **FULL**
Interested in learning how to grow your own bountiful garden this summer?
**All seminars are currently full. If you wish to be placed on a waiting list if a spot becomes available, please click below and complete the form.