One of the New Eden gardeners introduced us to this cool website. On growveg.com you can plan your garden, get reminders of when to plants your different veggies, good gardening tips and more. Click here to get more info.
Organic landscaper, Javier Gil, will teach the fundamentals of compost, soil microbiology, and why compost tea is the hottest new trend in gardening. Compost tea is used to promote beneficial bacteria, add nutrients to the soil, suppress disease and fungi, and increase overall health in plants. He will demonstrate how to make your own compost tea at home with a few simple supplies.
Charlotte Dion preparing a sheet mulch garden at New Eden in 2010
Spring is finally here and it time for another round of New Eden’s Sustainable Living Classes. This spring we will be offering courses on a variety of “homesteading” skills and earth friendly practices from raising chickens to making strawberry preserves.
The list of courses include No Dig or Sheet Mulch Garden Beds, Compost Tea, Chicken 101, Shiitake Mushroom Cultivation, Creating Habitats for Pollinators and other Beneficial Insects, Strawberry Preserves Workshop and 2 classes on the Basics of Organic Gardening.