GROW IT! Serious Backyard Food Production in North Texas
GROW IT! April 30th, 2022
- About this event 5th Saturday of the month, April 30th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
- Materials cost is included in the $35 class fee
- What to bring? Gloves, clippers (if you own them) and a water bottle.
- Questions? Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
GROW IT! is a monthly, hands-on course that gives you the knowledge, tips and tricks for serious backyard food production using market gardening, permaculture and natural farming methods each month. Topics covered in April will be ...
~How to grow more in the summer
~What to start in April
~Soil prep for warm weather veggies
~Preparing garden beds
~Crop rotation for summer veggies
~Pest management in the summer
We will be utilizing Elizabeth's book, The Unconventional Edible Garden, as an outline of working with the seasons in North Texas and at the end of the each workshop you will go home with a new plant, handout and a wealth of knowledge and the confidence to implement what you know!
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Kirsten is the owner of Good Tilth Farm and Nursery and Lorica Tea. She is a certified permaculture designer from the Australia Institute of Permaculture. In 2009 she hosted Fort Worth's first PDC course. Since then she has and been working in the urban agriculture industry, teaching at schools and as a designer and a market gardener. Her roles at Elizabeth Ann's have ranged from greenhouse management, permaculture designer and education and outreach.