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Edible Landscaping for Beautiful Vegetable Gardens Joneve Murphy
Sunday, April 5th ~ 12:30-2pm
Edible Landscaping for Beautiful Veggie Gardens
Creating a garden design worthy of magazines isn't something you can just imagine.
BUT with this course and a little bit of your own creativity, you can maximize your harvest and create the garden of your dreams.
Joneve will guide us in how to make structures that support the harvest, plants that can be used as companion plants, herbs for medicinal uses and perennials to harvest and enhance your design and structure.
This course is for gardeners interested in refining their vegetable garden design to produce large amounts of vegetables in a more aesthetically pleasing garden.
In this 1.5 hour course, we will learn hands-on about:
* French Potage Design
* English Cottage Garden Design
* Structure Design with Natural Materials
* Edible Flowers * Choosing Varietals for Aesthetics & Flavor
* Espalier Basics
* Weed Suppression
* Companion Planting
* Garden Fencing for Deer & Aesthetics
And more. Join us and bring your questions and your plant problems.
Joneve Murphy has been farming for restaurants, chefs, farmer's 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 is working for a local 3-star Michelin restaurant in the area as a farm manager.