Register for all three of Joneve's classes (Gardening 101, 201, and Art in the Garden) and save $30! Simply add all three classes to your shopping cart and select checkout to apply the discount.
This is an intermediate course for folks that have started their gardening journey or have taken the 101 course. This class will help you to increase and diversify the bounty from your garden with more advanced garden planning and design. During this course we will cover:
Fertilizer recipes and scheduling
Tomato pruning for blight management
Using vertical space to increase production
Planting with the seasons
Incorporating pollinator plants for more holistic pest control
Using exotic crops to increase diversity
Crop planning and recordkeeping
Companion planting for increased productivity
Class Location: Wild Roots Apothecary, 4 River Ln, Sperryville, VA 22740
About our Teacher
Joneve Murphy has been farming for restaurants, chefs, farmers markets and home cooks for more than 16 years. She moved to Virginia in 2009 for a position at Ayrshire Farm in Upperville, attending farmers markets and selling produce to various chefs in the DC and Northern Virginia region.
In May of 2014 she traveled to 18 countries in Africa, Europe, Asia and Central America to study organic agriculture. She worked on more than 200 farms growing everything from coconuts to wasabi, vegetables, grains, fruit, fish and animals as both a volunteer and consultant. She learned traditional farming methods as well as modern ones to compliment her own knowledge in the field. She currently works as a farm manager for a local 3-Michelin star restaurant.