MOFGA's grow your own organic garden

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Apr
5
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Scarborough High School

Scarborough, ME

Eating the organic way, with a garden of your own, yields powerful benefits to both health and environment. This class covers: basics of soil science, how to enrich soil to produce healthy high-yielding plants, making and using compost, principles of crop rotation, incorporating green manures and managing nutrients, differences between cultivated plants and weeds, weed control strategies, and natural insect control. First time gardeners, more experienced, and high schoolers welcome. Instructor: Lisa Fernandes or as assigned by MOFGA. Lisa is the volunteer expert assigned by MOFGA, the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association to teach this workshop. She is Founder and Executive Director of The Resilience Hub/Portland Permaculture, the largest permaculture meetup on the planet!

 

Wednesday, 04/05/2017, 6:00 to 9:00 pm

$2 registration, plus separate $5 material fee payable at door to MOFGA

Please pre-register to facilitate proper venue size

Instructor: as assigned by MOFGA

See Scarborough Adult Ed for more information.