Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Spring Organic Gardening Workshop

5 Week Intensive Organic Gardening Workshop
W/ Duane Marcus
Taking Control of Your Food!
This is a hands-on workshop. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced gardener wanting to convert from conventional to organic methods, whether you have a sunny townhouse patio or a 3 acre lot, this class will put you on the path to taking control of your food future.

Week 1 - Organic Gardening Foundations - Soil Food Web, composting, nutrient dense food and nutrient cycling
•Week 2 - Garden planning- what to plant, when to plant it and how to plant it
•Week 3 - Seed starting, soil preparation, cover crops, transplanting
•Week 4- Pest control strategies - putting Mother Nature to work to control
insects, diseases and weeds. Insect i.d., biological controls
•Week 5 -Permaculture Strategies in your garden- Food forests, growing
edible mushrooms, edible landscapes, rainwater harvesting, perennial
• The classes will be on Sundays from 1 - 4 starting Sunday April 17th and running every Sunday through Sunday May 15th. • Each class will be divided between classroom work and work in the garden • The cost for the workshop is $300.00. Class is limited to 10 students • Online registration http://5weekorganicworkshop.eventbrite.com • or mail a check payable to Robin Marcus to 4459 Allgood Springs Dr. Stone Mountain, Ga 30083 • For further information- email duanemarcus@mac.com • or call 770-527-0395 • Classes meet at The Funny Farm 4459 Allgood Springs Dr. Stone Mountain, Ga 30083 30 minutes from downtown Atlanta

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