UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

ONLINE COURSES

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COMPLETE ONLINE COURSE SERIES

5 courses from garden planning to harvesting!

Are you ready to grow your summer 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….

GAINING CONFIDENCE IN THE GARDEN

 

IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS

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CALENDULA: FROM SEED TO SALVE

Sunday, June 5th 2022 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join our resident herbalist, Laurel Monkman for our workshop where we will enjoy some garden grown treats while we cover how to grow, harvest and process medicinal plants. As we process our calendula flowers, we will discuss and make herbal preparations, as well as walk through the garden and explore other herbal allies. The workshop includes a snack, beverage, and a pot of calendula for each participant. 

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GARDEN PLANNING FOR SUCCESS

Saturday, August 27th 2022 10:00am - 12:00pm

Planning is the key to success and that is especially true in the garden! Join this workshop 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….

CHILDREN'S EDUCATION

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CHILDREN'S GARDENING CLUB

Bi-weekly Wednesday's & Friday's March - June, 4:00 - 5:30pm

Want your kids to learn sustainable food growing skills and to connect with nature? Our dynamic garden expeditions are perfect for your family! Starting Friday, March 11th and every other Friday from then until beginning of June.  Learn more….

ONLINE COURSE SERIES 

LET US HELP YOU ON YOUR SUSTAINABLE GARDENING JOURNEY

Are you ready to grow your dream 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 
Successive planting
Incorporating sustainability into design

 

#2 Garden Preparation

Single & doubling digging

How to correctly use garden tools
Sustainable cultivation
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 
Microbial diversity 
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:

Soil building

Deep soil preparation

Cool composting

Raising seedlings successfully

Closed-loop fertility

 

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:

Double digging

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!

 

GARDEN PLANNING FOR SUCCESS!

GAINING CONFIDENCE IN THE GARDEN

With garden planning you will ensure that you are getting the maximum out of your garden, allow you to grow all your own seedlings at the right time and have a resource that will guide you through our long growing season here in Bermuda.

 

Our workshop will cover:

What to plant when

How much to grow of each crop

Using companion planting

How to use our Garden Plan

Creating a map for your garden

The basics of growing successful seedlings

 

This dynamic mix of hands-on and presentation-style learning will take the anxiety out of gardening by making sure that you always have what you want to grow at all times.