Only 22 days until we open in Town Park at 9 am on May 10th! We have a great opening day planned. The highlights are a Mother’s Day Craft Fair and we’ll be joined by Chef Charles, formerly of Heartwood. I can’t wait to see what he does with our delicious local ingredients. Vendors will[…]
Farm Day is just a little over 1 month away. Please save the date, Sunday May 26th from 2-5 pm at Wagon Wheel Farm. The event is FREE and open to everyone. This is the grand finale of our “Grow More Vegetables” classes and you’ll learn a lot whether you took them or not. Rick[…]
Companion planting was a topic we barely touched in our recent workshop. Here are 2 charts that might be helpful. .
Rotation was another topic we covered in our recent Pest, Disease and Fertility class. Rotation, moving plants to different areas in your garden each year or in successive plantings, can be helpful in reducing the build up of diseases and pests. It’s important to know which family each plant belong to because they often share[…]
Here’s a review of some of the information we just covered in our Pest, Disease and Fertility workshop Saturday February the 23rd. We discussed soil testing, understanding what the results mean and using the calculator to change the recommendations given in pounds per acre to whatever size your garden might be. There’s still time to[…]
I have a waiting list for another Grow More Vegetable class. If I have 5 more folks sign up, we’ll do it again on February 9 am-noon at the GLC/IFM office. Here’s the full description again. Just call or email me to register and you’ll pay at the door. This is an interactive vegetable growing[…]
Join us for the 2nd workshop of the season February 23 from 9am to noon at the GLC/IFM office on 108 Courthouse Street. Cost is $10 and includes light refreshments. Learn to use the handy fertilizer calculator, how to set up a worm bin for making your own compost, and planning for likely diseases and[…]
Seed catalog are filling the mailbox and it’s time to start planning what to grow this year. This is an interactive vegetable growing workshop for all skill levels. We’ll meet at the Grayson LandCare/IFM office at 108 Courthouse Street, Saturday January 26th from 9 am to noon. Cost is $10 and light refreshments will be[…]