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Calling all new and experienced gardeners!

Want a stronger connection to your food and where it comes from?
Want a chance to network with neighbors and others in your community interested in edible gardening?

Food Well Alliance, Park Pride, and the Atlanta Botanical Garden have partnered to launch a brand new series of seasonal workshops at community gardens across metro Atlanta. Whether you’re a novice or a gardening pro, come prepared to learn from experts who will provide hands-on teaching and demonstrations.

Start off the 2019 growing season by attending our Spring Garden Workshop.

Our three-hour Spring Garden Workshop will be offered at five different locations across metro Atlanta!

Find a workshop near you and
register now:

Saturday, March 16th, 10am
Campbellton Community Garden
Register for this workshop location.

Saturday, March 23rd, 10am
Peachtree Hills Community Garden
Register for this workshop location.

Thursday, March 28th, 4pm
Carver Hills Community Garden
Register for this workshop location

Saturday, March 30th, 10am
Parkview Community Garden
Register for this workshop location

Saturday, April 13th, 10am
Mason Mill Community Garden
Register for this workshop location

Spring Garden Workshop Curriculum:

Horticulture 101 & Crop Planning

  • Creating and maintaining a planting calendar

  • Overview of the basic tools you’ll need

  • Intercropping and plants that work well together

Seeds, Starts, and Transplants

  • Seeds - where to get seeds, how to plant them in beds, seed spacing

  • Breaking up roots for planting

  • What to look for in healthy transplants/starts

Soil, Nutrients, and Fertility

  • Collecting soil samples and soil testing

  • Nutrient balance

  • Soil fertilizers

  • Organic fertilizers