It all starts with putting the shovel to the soil, and fall is the perfect time for planting your first vegetable garden, ornamental perennials, herbs, and fruit trees. Through hands-on experience, learn the ins and outs of proper planting techniques, amending your soil, selecting veggies that will thrive in the cool fall weather, and subsequent maintenance that will set you up for success no matter what you choose to grow.
Whether you’re growing in containers, raised beds, or have a large garden space, you’ll find the information you need to grow a beautiful fall bounty. Plus, each participant will be able to take a six-pack of fall veggies for the home garden.
About the Instructor:
Derek is a certified permaculture designer and site coordinator for the Wylde Center's Edgewood Community Learning garden. With an educational background in Environmental Geography and experience in organic farming around the world, he brings his passion for all things green and growing to workshops covering subjects from basic veggie gardening to applied agroecology.