Learn to start seeds like a pro, properly prune fruit trees, grow and cook with herbs and a host of other skills for better gardening on Saturday, March 29, at the Concord Community Center, W1095 Concord Center Dr., near I-94 and County Hwy. F in the Town of Concord.
Sustain Jefferson's fifth annual Organic Gardening Workshops and Potato Fair will feature nine workshops and the sale of five varieties of organic seed potatoes.
Mail-in registration form (pdf download)
Map to Concord Community Center
Throughout the day, three gardening workshops will be held concurrently, so participants will choose one workshop per time slot. 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. -- Intro to Permaculture, Straw Bale Gardening, Seed Starting Success. 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. -- Keyline Water Management, Pruning for Better Harvests, Grow Vegetable in Containers. 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. -- Permaculture Plants and Polycultures; Herb Gardens for Cooking; Tool Use, Care and Repair. 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. -- Free screening of "Symphony of the Soil," a beautifully filmed documentary on the miracle -- and the critical importance -- of the ground beneath our feet.
The cost to attend is $10 per workshop. Students under age 18 may attend for free, but advance registration is requested.