Spring Start: Soil Preparation and Planting Cool Weather Crops, presented by Green City Market
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- Spring Start: Soil Preparation and Planting Cool Weather Crops, presented by Green City Market
- April 21, 2012 9:30 am
- April 21, 2012 10:15 am
- (773) 880-1266
Green City Market: “The key to a successful organic garden starts with proper soil preparation. Learn the techniques of good soil stewardship including soil aeration and the beneficial use of compost, soil amendments, and organic fertilizers. We will also discuss how to successfully direct seed cool weather crops such as peas, spinach, chard, and radishes.”
When: Saturday, April 21 @ 9:30am-10:15am
Where: Edible Gardens in Lincoln Park Zoo
How much: Free!
“WORKSHOPS ARE BY RSVP ONLY. To RSVP please email RSVP@greencitymarket.org and specify which workshops you will attend. Space is limited.”
Never heard of the Edible Gardens? Here’s what the founder has to say:
“Located in Lincoln Park Zoo’s Farm-in-the-Zoo, the Edible Gardens are designed to engage children with hands-on growing, weeding, compost making and harvesting, and introduce them to the concept of “farm-to-table”. Programs are also available for school and summer camp field trips. The Gardens are supervised and planted by Jeanne Pinsof, Green City Market’s Organic Gardener. From April through mid-November, the Edible Garden is open to all, weather permitting, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 10:00am – 1:00pm.”
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