Join Bountiful Backyards as we detail our labor saving and high yielding approach to creating and maintaining annual vegetable gardens. This workshop will cover the basics of garden design, soil building, composting, mineral amendments, weed control, and achieving biodiversity for reduced maintenance. This outdoor workshop will be held at an established garden just in time to learn all you’ll need to plant your own spring garden! Everyone will find something to learn, beginners and seasoned gardeners alike.
- March 15, 11am-1pm
- 205 Cherry Grove ST Durham 27703
- April 12, 1:30pm-4:00pm
- Leigh Farm Park, 370 Leigh Farm Road
This hands-on workshop will cover the basics of permaculture design and how to best apply these concept in our unique region. The workshop will be held at a half acre public food forest at Leigh Farm Park, which is home to over 250 useful plants including fruit trees and berry bushes, dozens of beautiful plants for pollinators, and many medicinal, tea, and soil improving crops. Join us and learn everything you’ll need to know to get your permaculture food forest growing right!
- May 10, 17, 24, and 31
Join Ricky Bratz of Vital Bloom Botanicals and Bountiful Backyards as we explore the wilds of Durham, NC! Spend time with various plant communities in and around Durham to learn safe and proper plant Identification, the basic language of botany, medicine making with fresh plants, wildcrafting, cultivation of medicinal plants and of course their medicinal uses! All classes are outdoors and hands-on. We are still working out the details of this class so stay tuned for more info!