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Garden Planning Workshop

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Lead by Chris Kosin

Learn the skills and tools that you need to start your own backyard garden.

Topics will include:

  • Selecting your growing area
  • How much space/how many plants for your household?
  • How to establish a new bed (raised, in-ground, containers)
  • How to layout/space your seedlings

Care tips will focus on:

  • Layout for optimum light within your space
  • Plant spacing/multi-sowing
  • Importance of healthy active soil (in no till methods)
  • Watering

A nod to IPM by companion planting and using pollinator plants to control pests/diseases will be discussed. We will also cover using perennial plantings and woody plants to encourage habitat and soil structure will also be briefly discussed.

Details

Date:
March 7
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/garden-planning-workshop-tickets-92767934389

Venue

Garden Dreams
806 Holland Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15221 United States
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