GROW IT! Serious Backyard Food Production in North Texas (May 2022)
GROW IT! May 19th, 2022
- About this event 3rd Thursday of the month. 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
- Material 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. Please note that in the summer schedule the Saturdays have moved to Thursday evenings. Topics covered in May will be ...
~Protecting plants from the sun
~What to grow in May
~ Three DIY essential soil amendments
~Propagating by cuttings and divisions
~Crop rotation for summer veggies
~Pest management in the summer
We will be utilizing Elizabeth's book, The Unconventional Edible Garden, as an outline for working with the seasons in North Texas. At 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.