Come and learn all the fundamentals to get your veggie/annual garden started.Identify All American Selection Awarded plants and get your hands dirty in this active workshop!Class materials: favorite gardening planting tool, gardening gloves, sunscreen, and favorite art supplies for garden design project!See More
The Sustainable Community conference will be held April 8-9, 2011 at the Colorado School of Public Health in Denver (Aurora) and will cover topics such as pesticides and health, impacts of pesticides on pollinators, organic food and farming, healthy communities, organic land care, non-toxic bed bug control, and more.Maria Rodale, CEO of Rodale Inc., publisher of Organic Gardening and Prevention magazines, and the author of Organic Manifesto will be a conference keynote speaker. See the full…See More
Transition Denver and Grow Local Colorado invite you to "Growing our Urban AgriCULTURE" on March 5 from 3:30-6:00 at the GrowHaus in Denver at 4751 York. Come meet others involved in pioneering urban ag projects and folks who are just passionate about local food! Bring something yummy to share to eat or drink and think Colorado when deciding what to bring! Zero waste, so bring your own plate, glass, utensils, etc. 3:30 is a tour of the GrowHaus and then from 4ish on Dining and…See More
PERMACULTURE FOR YOU AND FOR THE WORLD. Permaculture is about designing for balanced and sustainable human settlements. Make the choice for focusing on solutions! Informational talk and video by Zia Parker, from Willow Way Permaculture in Niwot, Colorado.Overview of Willow Way design features and goals, including the herb farm, bioremediation and mycoremediation (remediation with Fungi) of the pond, season extension designs and their results, micro-climate designs such as our berm/swale…See More
Learn about the 3 P's!Introduction to PERMACULTURE; POLLINATORS & POLYCULTURE . Lyons Town Hall. Feb 20th, 3:30-5:00p.m.Showcasing new Willow Way Movie followed by Q+A session. Get ready with everything you need to know to make 2011 a bumper growing season.See More
Good gardens begin with healthy soil. Kristine Johnson, a soil scientist, will detail the facts and fallacies surrounding building gardens for vegetables and fruits. Kristine will touch on the importance of balancing nutrients, care of ongoing gardens, newest discoveries, damage that can occur to garden soil, etc. Again, this is the time to ask all the thorny questions that swirl around this subject.
Cultivate the skills of growing abundant local food in your own backyard! This workshop is tailored for those new to food gardening as well as current gardeners wanting to broaden their knowledge base and refresh on the essentials. We will start with a beginner’s mind on learning selection of a good garden location, soil cultivation, seed sowing, and transplanting. We will also learn a wide range of techniques for watering, weeding, thinning, and harvesting. With firm rooting in the basics we…See More