Necessary Nourishment: Feeding Plants for Healthy Growth and Production, presented by Green City Market
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- Necessary Nourishment: Feeding Plants for Healthy Growth and Production, presented by Green City Market
- June 23, 2012 9:30 am
- June 23, 2012 10:15 pm
- (773) 880-1266
Green City Market: “What is an organic fertilizer? Can you compost at home? Learn the basic principals and techniques of foliar feeding and side dressing in an organic garden. These techniques provide plants with the extra nutrients they require to ensure good plant health and a bountiful harvest.”
When: Saturday, June 23 @ 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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