Natural Garden Design Series 2.0 will review site assessment, natural garden design, soil, garden elements, planting, and care/maintenance. 2.0 will dig deeper cover areas from the ground up and beyond including the historical/ agricultural customs of the food we eat. Students will gain a deeper understanding of garden diagnostics/maintenance to ensure the continued success of the garden. THIS SERIES IS APPROVED FOR PDE CREDIT FOR CCSD TEACHERS. Natural Garden Design Series 1.0 is not a pre-requisite for this series. This series is open to the public.. "Ethnobotany: Plants and People" Saturday, March 2, 1- 5:15 p.m. Explore the ways plants and people have evolved through the ages. Learn how to integrate native plants into your garden. "Planting in a Timely Manner" Saturday, March 9, 1- 5:15 p.m. For every plant there is a season. Learn when and how to plant your garden for optimal success. We will create a planting schedule that is easy to follow "Seeds and Propagation Techniques "Saturday, March 16, 1:00-5:15 p.m. There's more than one way to increase your garden. Learn the principles and techniques of propagation through hands-on experience. We'll also cover the basics of Seed Saving from the collecting/harvesting to the storage and how to create a seed library. "What's Wrong With This?" Saturday, March 23, 1- 5:15 p.m. Plant Diagnostics: What to look for, common ailments/causes, ways to avoid problems and natural pest control.
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