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 and the Atlanta Botanical Garden are pairing up to launch a brand new series of spring 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.
All workshops will feature light refreshments, opportunities to network, and instruction on the following topics:
Horticulture 101 & Crop Planning
Creating and maintaining a planting calendar
Overview of the basic tools you’ll need (trowel, gloves, snake tongue weeder, harvest knife, pruners, tweezers, plant labels, etc.)
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