THE NEW APPROACH TO ORGANIC GARDENING
SPONSORED BY NOFA-NY
(THE NORTHEAST ORGANIC FARMING ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK)
WORK WITH NATURE TO NURTURE YOUR GARDEN INTO BECOMING PRODUCTIVE AND BEAUTIFUL BY USING ORGANIC METHODS AND PERMACULTURE DESIGN TECHNIQUES.
Anne Hart of the Cutting Garden
Maria Grimaldi of www.catskilldelawarepermaculture.org
will lead the discussions and workshops
THIS IS THE SECOND SESSION SESSION I IS FULLY REGISTERED
FOUR SESSIONS TAKE YOU STEP BY STEP TO START A PERMANENT, LOW MAINTENANCE SYSTEM OF PRODUCTION FOR FOOD, FLOWERS AND TREES BASED ON THE NATURAL SYSTEM OF THE FOREST. THIS WILL BE A HANDS ON COURSE WITH EMPHASIS ON INDIVIDUAL ATTENTION.
Location: The Cutting Garden, Youngsville, New York
April 29 Design
Designing the garden based on contour, climate and orientation to the sun. Soil and water, access and other elements of design will be discussed for your site. Soil testing. Bring a rough sketch, photos and/or a survey of your property if possible.
MAY 27 Propagation
Botany for gardeners. Learn about the physiology of plants and how they function and the morphology of the reproductive structures of plants. Start seeds in our greenhouse. Materials provided. Bring your own seeds to start. Seedlings will be grown in the greenhouse and will be taken home at the end of the course.
JUNE 10 Soil
Build soil and maintain fertility based on nature. Learn about soil, compost, cover-crops, composting techniques and application. Work hands on in the garden. Wear work clothes. Tools provided. Soil testing. Bring a soil sample from your garden to be evaluated and tested.
JULY 8 Maintain and Enjoy!
Planting and maintenance of annuals and perennials. Learn to address problems of “weeds”, insects, disease with natural controls. Transplant seedlings, direct seed, and propagate by division of perennials. Hands on. Wear work clothes.
Registration is limited, so sign up now!
Fee — $125.00 for the course
$100.00 for NOFA-NY members
TO REGISTER TODAY USING PAYPAL
Or call Anne Hart 845-482-3333
or Maria Grimaldi 845-482-4164
Domesticities and the Cutting Garden
4055 State Rte 52
Youngsville, NY 12791