Come learn garden skills from experienced gardeners. This
is a hands-on learning opportunity on our permaculture farm. Each day
focuses on different skills and concepts. You will have an opportunity to
practice these skills in the garden. This study/work model optimizes learning
while keeping costs low.
Garden School Classes 2023
Propagation and Timing
“No-Dig” Bed Preparation, Planting & Spacing
Creating a Pollinator Bed in the Vegetable Gardden
Organic Weed and Pest Control Techniques
Garlic Harvet: Review of Garlic Growing Methods
Succession Planting, Planning, Season Extenders
Harvesting & Seed Saving
Preserving: Root-Cellaring, Canning, Fermenting
10am – 4pm
Each 6-hour class will have:
- 10:00am – 1:00pm – Lecture/demonstration and hands-on practice in a group
- 1:00pm – 2:00pm – Brown bag lunch, with informal Q&A
- 2:00pm – 4:00pm – Garden work (this will be timely garden work that may or may not be related to the topic of the day
Class Cost: $25
Class Size: 4-12
Rain Date: Sunday
*Individual or private group work/study days available by arrangement
Paid in advance with check or Venmo @Kat-Chiba
Email StrawHouseHerbs@gmail.com or call at 607-242-5945 to register
Tea and Talk in the Garden
Bring your Garden Club, group of friends or family and enjoy a couple of hours in the garden. Stroll the mixed herb, fruit, flower, and vegetable beds.
Choose from a number of topics for a lecture in the garden.
After, enjoy a light salad lunch of fresh picked mixed greens, edible flowers and herbed croutons or herbal tea with home baked goods.
By appointment. Call 607-242-5945 for details and reservations.