Saturday, March 19, 2011

Grow Your Own Organic Garden Workshop, April 6, 2011

This workshop is sponsored by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. It is held at at over 30 locations in Maine on April 6, 2011 from 6-9pm.

You will learn how to grow your vegetables in a sustainable manner:
  • the basics of soil science, and how to enrich soil to produce healthy, high yielding plants;
  • composting methods;
  • the principles of crop rotation, and how to incorporate green manures and manage nutrients in the garden;
  • the difference between cultivated plants and weeds, and basic weed control strategies; and
  • common insect pests and methods of natural insect control.
For more information, visit http://www.mofga.org/Default.aspx?tabid=295

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