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Drop-In Garden Apprenticeship Classes with Joneve Murphy
These Individual Courses are for folks looking to increase the amount of food they grow and improve their methods. Whether you are starting a new space or looking to do better with what you have started, these workshops will help guide you to a bountiful harvest.
Drop-In and attend some of Joneve Murphy's Garden Apprenticeship Classes!
Attend individual classes that speak to you and your garden's needs!
Classes will cover seasonal planting plans, pests, cultivation, irrigation and other challenges as well as a bonus topic and group discussion for each class.
Classes will include lectures and demonstrations as well as opportunities to get your hands in the soil.
Each class is designed to help you maximize your growing potential while also decreasing your labor within the garden.
Drop-In Class Schedule & Topics
March 17th: Spring in the Garden
Writing a planting plan
Keeping up with work flow
Spring workflow chart & planting dates
Bonus: Drip irrigation systems & design
May 19th: Early Summer
Starting off strong
Successional planting and heat tolerant varietals
Pest management for summer
Watering for the heat
Observation in the garden
Summer workflow chart & planting dates
June 30th: Starting Fall
Successional planting for the fall season
Pest management for fall
Simple seed saving techniques.
Late summer workflow chart & planting dates
Bonus: Composting & effective micro-organisms
August 18th: Late Summer Abundance
Canning basics discussion & lecture
Tips for freezing the harvest
Dry bean processing
Pruning for planting space
Fall Workflow chart & planting dates.
Bonus: Edible Flowers & micro greens
September 15th: Preparing for Frost
Season Extension Options
Over wintering in the garden
Managing for tomato blight
Late Fall Workflow chart & planting dates
Bonus: Passive Heat Greenhouse Options
October 13th: Winter Management
Deep mulch for winter harvest
Building fertility for the 25’ season
Cutting back for winter
Bonus: Adding Cut flowers to bring in local pollinators and beneficial insects