Friday, January 24, 2014

5 Week Intensive Organic Gardening Workshop at The Funny Farm

We still have space available for our yearly workshop which starts on Sunday Feb. 2nd.
Here are the details. Click this link to register.

5 Week Intensive Organic Gardening Workshop
W/ Duane Marcus
Taking Control of Your Food!

This is a hands-on workshop. Learn how to use earth-friendly, organic techniques to grow delicious, nutrient-dense food for yourself and your family.

  • 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, culinary & medicinal herbs, edible landscapes, rainwater harvesting, perennial foods

    The classes will be every other Sunday from 1 - 4 p.m. Class dates are Feb. 2nd, 16th, Mar. 2nd, 16th, Mar. 30th.
    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 12 students
     Online registration
    or mail a check payable to Robin Marcus to 4459 Allgood Springs Dr. Stone Mountain, Ga 30083
    For further information-  email
    or call 770-527-0395
    Classes meet at The Funny Farm 4459 Allgood Springs Dr. Stone Mountain, Ga 30083 30 minutes from downtown Atlanta