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CLASS CONTENT

  • Week 1: Gardening Basics January 21

    • What is a winter garden? Discussion

    • Types of plants you can grow in the cold weather

    • Starting your seeds - Demonstration and activity

    • Greenhouse orientation

    • Gardeners onsite to answer questions

  • Week 2: Preparing your garden Space January 28

    • The importance of good soil - Discussion

    • Mixing soil for the greenhouse - Demonstration and activity

    • Tending to the beds - Activity

    • Amending the existing soil - Demonstration and activity

    • Weekly Garden Upkeep - Activity

  • Week 3: Emerging Sprouts and mulching February 4

    • Observing emerging seedlings and caring for them - Demonstration

    • Planting seedlings: When and where - Activity

    • Mulching and protecting the soil - Activity

    • Weekly Garden Upkeep - Activity

  • Week 4: Planting and tending  February 11

    • Review of transplanting seedlings - Lecture and demonstration

    • Transplanting seedlings - Demonstration and Activity

    • Weekly Garden Upkeep - Activity

  • Week 5: Tending the garden (Greenhouse Upkeep Week) February 18

    • Hardening off seedlings - Discussion

    • Weeding around your seedlings - Discussion

    • Our growing plants - Observation Activity

    • Weekly Garden Upkeep - Activity

  • Week 6: Microgreens February 25

    • Microgreens introduction - Discussion

    • How to grow, materials needed, how to care for - Presentation

    • Plant microgreens - Activity

    • Weekly Garden Upkeep - Activity

  • Week 7: Cooking March 4

    • Cooking with raw ingredients from the garden - Lecture and demonstration

    • Harvest, clean, prepare and enjoy! - Activity and eating

    • Recipe sharing and discussion

    • Weekly Garden Upkeep and harvest - Activity

  • Week 8: Preserving March 11

    • Introduction to preserving - Lecture

    • Tasting pre-canned items - Activity and discussion

    • Demonstration on how to prepare those items - Demonstration and lecture

    • Make those items- Activity

    • Weekly Garden Upkeep and harvest - Activity

Winter Gardening Series

Beginning January 2023

January 21- March 11

11am to 12:30

At B Organic Farm in Chino Valley

550 S. Road 1 East, Chino Valley AZ

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