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Earth Day Celebration

Join us Sunday for our Earth Day Celebration with Sunshine House. A hobby farm. For an amazing presentation on permaculture practices at 1pm up in the loft. They will also be here from 11 to 3 to answer any of your questions and demonstrate the environmental benefits of permaculture.

garden overall

Fall Permaculture Practices for a Successful Spring Garden

Permaculture is a sustainable and natural approach to agriculture that integrates nature and society. Join Michael & Jennifer in this afternoon workshop that will introduce you to the principles that allowed them to turn their 2/3 acre lot into an urban homestead that produces more than half the food for their family. The workshop will offer a generous mix of philosophy and methodology. Participants will be introduced to the basics of permaculture; mulching, co-planting, natural pest control, chemical free fertilization, and designing a food forest. You will gain the knowledge to plant your fall crops and prepare your spring beds now for a successful garden in the coming year.Rainbow

We will offer you a sampling of our perennial plants to take home for your own gardens and then we will cap off the day with a variety of fresh snacks and hot coffee.

What to bring: Garden shoes, warm farming clothes, gloves, re-fillable water bottle. This workshop is limited to 10 attendees.

Register here now!

Start hearty green seedlings

Start seedlings for Late Flat Dutch cabbage, Scotch curly and Russian Kale, First growth of lettuces, all peppers, spinach.

Scotch curly kale

Plan 2015 Annual Gardens

Sketch summer and fall annual vegetable gardens. Switching places this year so the fall annual has the longer sunshine, well into December. Plenty of sun where the fall was last year for the summer garden to thrive.

We doubled the annual garden size.

We doubled the annual garden size.