Whole Foods Co-op
04-27-2019 Basics of Organic Gardening 11 AM - 1 PM Denfeld Classroom/Debby Ortman’s Duluth Home
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Debby Ortman
Saturday, April 27
11:00 AM 1:00 PM

Denfeld Classroom/Debby Ortmans Duluth Home

$10 WFC Owners
$15 Non-Owners

Registration required. Limit 15

Learn about the basics of organic gardening with a focus on vegetables and herbs. This class will include: soil types, soil testing, when to plant, watering, sunlight, mulch, organic fertilizers, compost/soil amendments, weeding, favorite tools, organic pest control, raised bed gardening and container gardening. We will also discuss the challenges of gardening in Northern Minnesota. Please plan for the weather as half of this class will be held at Debbys home garden. Transportation/carpooling can be arranged.

Debby Ortman
Debby Ortman has been an organic gardener and community activist for over 35 years. She has been the National Field Director for Organic Consumers Association and a member of the Minnesota Department of Agricultures Organic Advisory Task Force. She is a retired consultant and freelance writer and was the coordinator of WLSSDs Food Composting Program for 12 years.

Owner price: $10.00

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