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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 Summer Garden Workshop.

Our two-hour Summer Garden Workshop will be offered at four different locations across metro Atlanta!

Find a workshop near you and
register now:

Saturday, June 15th, 10am
Mason Mill Community Garden
Register for this workshop location

Saturday, June 15th, 4pm
Peachtree Hills Community Garden
Register for this workshop location.

Saturday, June 29th, 10am
Parkview Community Garden
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Saturday, July 6th, 10am
Campbellton Community Garden
Register for this workshop location

Summer Garden Workshop Curriculum:

Pest and Disease Management / Crop Rotation

  • Common pests and what to look for

  • Homemade or organic pest control such as traps, soapy sprays, horticulture oil, common crop rotations & companion plant combinations

Irrigation, Harvesting and Post-harvest Management

  • Irrigation Methods - Water wand nozzles, watering hoses, drip irrigation, soaker hoses, sub irrigated planters, ollas/oya (clay pot irrigation), rain barrels

  • Harvesting Techniques - hand harvesting

  • Post-harvest Management - washing and storing produce, weighing, sorting, added value products (canning, preserves, teas, tinctures resources), cut flowers & how to read harvesting guidelines

Tools and Equipment

  • Tool rental options for larger tools

  • Tool maintenance and care, storage & cleaning