Wednesday, February 8, 2012

At a glance... Workshops for 2012

Here are some of the workshops/ skill shares I have planned thus far...
 Saturday Feb 11th at 1230...
Introduction to fruit tree pruning.  Hand outs will be provided. This will be the third year of apple pruning skillshares.  We will be pruning the trees at Portland Arts & Technology High School.  A great learning opportunity right in Portland.
1230 to 3pm ... dress warm we will be outside learning the pruning process by doing. Bring handpruners or loopers if you have them.
$10 for meet up members

 Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 6:00 PM
@ Urban Farm Fermentory
Welcome the 1st Day of Spring with...
An introduction to designing herb gardens and plant selection.
Topics to be discussed:
Culinary and Medicinal plant selection.
Herb spirals (plans provided)
Container gardens
 In Portland on ... Sunday, April 22, 2012, 1:00 PM
In New Hampshire on ...Saturday, August 18, 2012, 3:00 PM

 Learn how to construct a hinged hoop house and a simple cold frame to
get the growing season started or extended!
Workshop details:

A.Overview of concepts and terminology (30min.)
    1. Structures
    2. Orientation
    3. Plant  & seed selection
    4. Planting schedule
B. Construction
    1. Cold Frame (30 min)
    2. Hoophouse (1hr)
C. Wrap up/ Clean up
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