Thanks to everyone who took the 1st class on January 11!. Join us for the 2nd workshop of the season February 8 from 9am to noon at the GLC/IFM office on 104 Courthouse Street. Cost is $15 and includes light refreshments. We’ll discuss plant families, rotation and ways to reduce the need for costly chemicals.[…]
We are still finalizing all the details, but this is the basic schedule 2020 IFM Events -all events are Fridays unless noted otherwise Saturday January 11– Grow More Vegetables for farm and garden workshop. 9am to noon, 104 Courthouse St. $15 includes snacks. Learn how to grow more in less space. Saturday February 8-Pest, disease[…]
It’s back. Learn to pack a 21/2 X 5 foot raised bed with a huge amount of vegetables! It’s easy to multiply by 5 so this works for larger gardens too. This is an interactive vegetable growing workshop for all skill levels. We’ll meet at the Grayson LandCare/IFM office at 104 Courthouse Street, Saturday January[…]
You asked for it after Sandy’s Insta-pot demo at the Market. Save the date: September 24 -Is your new pressure cooker/Instant Pot still in the box? Are you interested in buying one but would like to try before you buy? -Do you want to learn how the new pressure cookers can change the way you[…]
The end of May is almost here and it’s time for Farm Day THIS Sunday May 26th from 2- 5 pm at Wagon Wheel Farm, 1322 Gold Hill Rd, Independence VA. Learn to make a worm bin and prepare logs for mushrooms. Tour the greenhouse, high tunnel and field. Enjoy the plant sale and Free[…]
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[…]