GARDEN PLANNING FOR SUCCESS!
Planning is the key to success and that is especially true in the garden! Join this course where we will show you how to create and implement a garden plan based on the veggies you want to grow. We'll teach you how to work out exactly how many seedlings you need to grow so there's no waste and how to plan multiple plantings so that there will always be an abundance to pick from your garden! Learn more….
Soil preparation always sounds like the least exciting part of gardening, but healthy soil equals healthy food. We will demonstrate how to correctly use garden tools to successfully cultivate your garden bed while saving your back at the same time. To finish the process, we will also show how to apply organic fertilizer and compost. And now you’re ready to plant! Learn more….
GROWING HEALTHY SEEDLINGS
Being able to grow your own seedlings will give you garden independence. We will show you how to properly grow what vegetables you want when you want them. It is also important to know how to properly introduce your seedlings into the garden. We will demonstrate how to transplant your babies properly and how to care for them as they grow. Learn more….
COMPOSTING & CLOSED-LOOP SYSTEM
Composting allows us to share nature’s recycling process. There’s no better feeling than when you have healthy homegrown compost to apply to your garden. Using the cool composting method enables you to get the most compost out of your garden refuse. This will allow you to sustainably grow the health of your soil so you can grow healthy food. Learn more….
HARVESTING & SEASONAL COOKING
Sit back, relax and enjoy the fruits of your labor! Harvesting your crops is arguably the most rewarding part of one’s gardening journey. Join us in celebrating the season by using gifts from the earth to create wholesome dishes to share with your friends and family. Learn more….
COMPLETE ONLINE COURSE SERIES
Are you ready to grow your garden? Wanna learn how to grow lots of veggies from the comfort of your own home? Our online courses will guide you along your garden journey, giving you the confidence to succeed! Each course includes an interactive presentation as well as access to our how-to videos. Get 1 course free when you buy our complete online series! Learn more….
SUSTAINABLE FARMING 101
Wanna grow your own food but don't know where to start? Looking to expand your knowledge in sustainable food-raising? Then this is the perfect opportunity for you! Our one-day workshops will give you the necessary knowledge and confidence to go home and start growing your own food sustainably while using less water, pesticides, fertilizer AND time. Learn more….
Tomatoes, while the most popular veggie to grow, are very demanding plants and can be challenging to grow successfully. TomatoMania will give you the proper steps to ensure that you will not only have healthy plants but also lots of yummy tomatoes to enjoy! Learn how to grow healthy seedlings, garden prep, transplanting, pruning and staking. Learn more….
ONLINE COURSE SERIES
LET US HELP YOU ON YOUR SUSTAINABLE GARDENING JOURNEY
Are you ready to grow your winter garden? Wanna learn how to grow lots of veggies from the comfort of your own home? Our online courses will guide you along your garden journey, giving you the confidence to succeed!
Each course includes an interactive presentation as well as access to our how-to videos which you can go back to whenever you need them as you continue to grow your garden.
These courses give you the flexibility to sign up for the whole series or for individual topics that interest you. The choice is yours!
#1 Garden Planning for Success
How to design your garden plan & map
What to plant when
How much to grow of each crop
Incorporating sustainability into design
#2 Garden Preparation
Single & doubling digging
How to correctly use garden tools
Connect with growing soil
Plants roots & soil structure
Applying fertilizer & compost
#3 Growing Healthy Seedlings
The benefits of using flats versus direct sowing
How to make your own seedling flats and growing mix
How to correctly sow different size seeds
Close plant spacing & companion planting
Creating microclimate for healthy plants
Watering and caring for your seedlings, pruning & staking
#4 Composting & Closed-Loop System
How to build a compost pile from start to finish
Fungi as humans
What are compost crops & local examples
The importance of a closed-loop system
#5 Harvesting & Seasonal Cooking
When and how to harvest common vegetables
Curing crops such as onion and garlic
Thinking about the next season and plan
Foraging local ingredients
Celebrate your garden success with our seasonal recipes
Complete Online Course Series
Gain access to our complete series of 5 online courses for the price of 4. You will have access to all recorded presentations, instructional videos & resources.
SUSTAINABLE FARMING 101
ARE YOU READY TO GROW YOUR OWN FOOD ABUNDANCE?
Join our local expert, Chris Faria for our Sustainable Farming 101 Workshop which will give you the confidence you need to succeed in the garden.
The educational experience will begin with a presentation detailing the 8 components of GROW BIOINTENSIVE™ Sustainable Farming. This knowledge will build the foundation of your garden practices and will include some fundamental topics like:
Deep soil preparation
Raising seedlings successfully
Afterwards we will stretch our legs by heading over to our demonstration garden to practice how to efficiently perform important techniques needed to grow food successfully, such as:
Building and maintaining a compost pile
Sowing and raising seedlings
Transplanting seedlings into the garden
The workshop will also include a wholesome plant-based lunch to recharge the batteries before returning to the garden to continue with the hands-on learning and demonstrations. We will end the day by discussing how to design your own garden giving you a solid foundation towards growing your own food abundance!
Our aim is to give you the foundation to grow lots of homegrown veggies and connect with a community that will support you beyond this workshop. We're so excited to share our passion with you and can't wait to see you at one of our workshops!
GET YOUR TOMATO ON
Learn how to sustainably grow a bumper crop of tomatoes! This workshop will take you step-by-step from seed to harvesting. Tomatoes are heavy feeders, we will show you how to grow the soil fertility needed to feed them as well as what plants can be grown with them to improve growth and flavor.
Grow your own seedlings
How to prepare the garden
Correct transplanting technique
Different styles of staking
Prune your tomato plants
What are you waiting for? Sign up and let's get talking tomatoes!