Archive for February, 2014

Get ready for the planting and growing season!

Saturday, March 29, 9am-3pm

Plant starts for sale!  Gardening and farming experts will talk and answer questions!


Session 1:  10:00-10:45

Season Extension with Brian MacWhorter of Butler Green Farms

Discuss what you can do to extend your growing season by using small hoop structures.  Kits, to create a 4 foot wide mini greenhouse, will be available for purchase.


Session 2:  11:00-11:45

Making the most of your space with Becky Warner, City Grown Seattle

Learn strategies to increase production in small gardens by trellising, choosing plant varieties, and intensive spacing.


Session 3:  1:00 – 1:45

Backyard Composting with John Barutt, Master Composter

Discuss using the composting process to turn debris into a valuable soil amendment.


Session 4:  2:00-2:45

Starting your Garden with Brian MacWhorter of Butler Green Farms

Discuss early and late season plants and how to get a jump start on the growing season by using plant starts.  Vegetable plant starts will be available for purchase all day.


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