Have you always dreamed of a backyard garden, but were concerned you did not have the time or space for one? In order to grow a successful garden in the greater Charlotte area you should begin the preliminary planning of your garden in March. And, did you know the proper planting time for a successful spring/summer garden is April 15? Join us as an organic gardening expert shares his innovative approaches to making backyard gardening easy with insider tips and techniques on site selection, design, proper seed, soil and plant selection, and optimizing your growing space and production via raised bed gardening. Also, receive tips on how best to manage your garden, including: watering, weeding, managing the crops, harvesting, etc. Suggested Supplemental Text: No Green Thumb Required! - Don Rosenberg.
Note Please bring a notebook to class. Class time includes a visit to a community garden; incorporating examples of raised bed gardening.