Class 1: Soils, Bed Preparation and Mapping

Get a jump on spring!  The early bird gets the……delicious salad.

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IMG_3648As the ground thaws and dandelions sprout new leaves, comes the time to start preparing and planning for the coming year.

Learn expert techniques for soil care and preparation, tailored to our Pacific Northwest maritime climate.

Where can I fit more vegetables? Make the most of your garden site.
Get inspired by our abundant winter harvest.

We will also cover:

  • Tools and tool care
  • Garden ergonomics to save your body
  • Other tips for early spring garden management.

To get the most out of this class, sketch your garden space and take measurements before you come.  Bring a handful of your soil for expert analysis!

You’ll get to take home a bucket of our rich garden soil, a bag of fresh-picked winter greens, and a plant for your garden.

Saturday February 6, from 1-4 pm.

This class is a fundraiser.  Half of all proceeds will be donated directly to neighbors affected by the tragic fire at Villa de Clara Vista on Tuesday, Jan. 12.  Eight families lost their homes in the fire.  We take care of us.

$20-40 sliding scale.

$35.00Add to cart

To pay an amount other than $35, choose “Check Payment” and then send by PayPal to

handmadegardenspdx@gmail.com

or bring payment to class.

Scholarships  (for entire series!)  and work-trade available.   Call to discuss.