Classes

We are charging a minimum $5 fee for all classes to discourage no-shows. To register and pay the fee you follow the registration link after the class description.

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Raising Native Bees

Native bees provide excellent garden pollination and are essential for seed and fruit production in nature. Did you know that you can raise them in your own yard and garden?  Learn tips and tricks for successful native bee keeping. 

 
This is a free program open to the public and led by Park Naturalist Shawn Severance in partnership with Washtenaw County Parks. Limited Seating. 
 
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Growing Tomatoes and Chilies Organically

 Learn about the vast array of tomato and chili varieties that you can grow well in your organic garden, where they come from, what they look like and how to enjoy them. Techniques to start peppers and tomatoes from seed are shared along with tips to increase yields and promote plant health. Basic seed saving techniques are presented. Instructor: Royer Held.

Registration for individual classes is $19/each or all five Rec and Ed classes for $85! (discount applied when checking out).

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Tips 2: Planting Your Vegetable Gardebn

If you are a novice gardener, or even an experienced one, attend this class to learn how to garden more effectively and efficiently in 2019. Experienced Project Grow gardener, Marcella Trautmann, will share tips and techniques that have helped her to garden successfully.

Topics will range widely, to cover problems often encountered by gardeners at the start of the season, and will include, but are not limited to, the following: preparing beds for planting, choosing the right tool for the task at hand, amending the soil, decoding seeding and planting instructions, selecting appropriate staking methods and materials, using row covers effectively, watering wisely, preventing weeds, and the like. Class will be open to questions and individual problems.

Registration fee:  $5. The class is open to the public, and walk-ins are welcome [ Cash only].

Please check the website to read about any changes to the course [eg:  time, location]

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