Facilitator: Grant Watson
An extremely important topic in organic gardening is soil health and fertility.
Healthy soil is a vibrant community. Learn how to be an ally, not an enemy of
your soil. We'll also cover some key techniques for promoting and protecting
your annual and perennial food plants, as well as the ones that just look
pretty, from disease and pests.Soil management
know your soil type and characteristics
building organic matter
maintaining a healthy balance
managing moisture levels
Learn some weeding techniques, identify pests and make your own compost
Facilitator info: Grant Watson operates Grant's Gourmet Gardens. He has been teaching both children and adults about growing food since 2003.
This is workshop is co-hosted by SPEC and Village Vancouver. Part of the proceeds will help support SPEC's School Gardens Project.The suggested donation for this 3 hour workshop is $35.