Sat, March 9, 2019
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
Fifth Season Gardening Co
106 South Greensboro Street
Carrboro, NC 27510
Head over to Fifth Season Gardening Company in Carrboro for a workshop on planning your summer garden for delicious and healthy cuisine. If you have wondered what it takes to have a successful backyard garden, this is a class for you! Join hosts Larry and Lee Newlin, owners of Peaceful River Farm near Saxapahaw, as they discuss what it takes to have a successful, sustainable garden.
Class Topics will include:
- Early spring vegetables that can be transplanted or direct-sown
- What it takes to have successful seed germination
- How to prepare and amend your soil
- The nutrient benefits of organic gardens
- Benefits of compost and organic fertilizers
- Which vegetables are easier to grow than others
- Preparing and planting in containers
There will be healthy snacks and take-home information to get you going with your own successful organic garden space! You can also take advantage of Fifth Seasons inventory of organic and natural gardening products to get you started on your gardening project. Remember, the joy in gardening is taking the time for reflection while getting your daily dose of vitamin D with a side benefit of producing your own tasty veggies.
Larry and Lee Newlin of Peaceful River Farm are the ultimate agricultural power couple. The combination of Larry’s over thirty years of horticulture experience and Lee’s culinary skills provide this dynamic duo with a wealth of knowledge. Their farm in Saxapahaw, NC produces nourishing and sustainably-grown produce that is also organic and pesticide-free food. Lee uses their produce for her health-conscious cooking classes and farm dinners held on the farm. They also provide produce for local restaurants and farmer’s markets. They strive to change people’s relationship with food to uncover the joy in healthy cooking and sustainable sources.
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