Organic Gardening Series – A Six Week Series with Diana McCall

When:
March 6, 2019 @ 12:00 am – March 19, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
2019-03-06T00:00:00-05:00
2019-03-19T21:00:00-04:00
Where:
Lenoir-Rhyne University Asheville
Contact:

8th Annual Organic Gardening Series
Everything you need to know to get your garden started or expanded!

6 Tuesdays: March 5, 12, 19, 26; April 2, 9 in 2019.

An exciting six-part series on all aspects of Growing: planning, planting, production, and pests. Improve your established garden or start growing for the first time. Taught by Diana Schmitt McCall, Garden Manager at Dr. John Wilson Community Garden and Eat Smart Black Mountain. The hands-on garden education features a variety of garden methods: French Intensive, square foot, hugelkultur, no-till and more. These garden-based classes offer an opportunity to review topics from the previous classroom sessions, see these techniques in practice, as well as build your confidence through experiential learning.

Get Growing CLASS 1 in the Classroom: Why you should consider growing organically; important site, size, and design considerations for your garden; growing the soil & nutrient basics; garden seasons; and useful tools will be discussed. Q & A session.
Get Growing CLASS 2 in the Garden: On-site review and real-life examples from Class 1.

Pair 1—March 5 and 12, 2019
Pair 2—March 19 and March 26, 2019
Pair 3— April 2 and April 9, 2019

Classes 1, 3, & 5: Lenoir-Rhyne University, Asheville, 36 Montford Ave, Asheville, NC 28801.

Classes 2, 4, & 6: Dr. John Wilson Community Garden, 99 White Pine Dr. in Black Mountain.

Class 1: Tue, March 5, CLASSROOM, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Lenoir-Rhyne, 36 Montford Ave, Asheville, NC
Class 2: Tue, March 12, at the GARDEN, 6 to 7:30 PM (sunsets at 7:35pm). 99 White Pine Dr. in Black Mountain
Class 3: Tue, March 19, CLASSROOM, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Lenoir-Rhyne, 36 Montford Ave, Asheville, NC
Class 4: Tue, March 26, at the GARDEN, 6 to 7:30 PM (sunsets at 7:47pm). 99 White Pine Dr. in Black Mountain
Class 5: Tue, April 2, CLASSROOM, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Lenoir-Rhyne, 36 Montford Ave, Asheville, NC
Class 6: Tue, April 9, at the GARDEN, 6 to 7:30 PM (sunsets at 7:59pm).

The garden classes will be more hands-on education and tours of the community garden which features a variety of garden methods: French Intensive, square foot, hugelkultur, no-till and more. they also offer an opportunity to review topics from the previous classroom sessions, see these techniques in practice, as well as build your confidence through experiential learning.

$50 per PAIR of classes (1&2, 3&4, 5&6 are purchased as pairs only) or $135 for the series

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