Urban Agriculture Series

Urban Ag. Series
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
185 King Street
Peterborough, ON K9J 2R6

Dreaming of spring? Join us for this 5-part interactive learning series. We will make basic garden plans, learn how to start indoor seeds, about pest control,  soil building, succession planting & other tips for growing great gardens, no matter their size; at home, with your community, or both! 

Workshops are FREE, but please register below, so we know how many people to expect! 

Alll workshops are 6:30-8:30pm at Peterborough Public Health (185 King St.) 

February 28th  - Starting Seeds Indoors
Get your hands in the dirt & learn step-step tips for successfully starting your own seeds to get a head start on the season or to grow plants indoors or in containers throughout the season.

March 14th – Let’s Make a Garden Plan! 
We will design garden plans while talking about planting times, succession planting, companion planting, season extension and other tips for maximizing space. 

March 21st –  Growing Great Soil
Good soil is critical for great gardens. Learn about the basics of composting, soil amendments, the power of worms, pest control and how to maximize growth in your gardens.
April 4th – Plant a Seed Saving Garden (or help us with one of ours!)
Learn how to grow, harvest, clean & store seeds & how to integrate seed saving into your gardens & farms (or help in one of ours!).

April 11th – Growing Together
Learn how to start or, expand urban ag. projects with your neighbours! Tips for planning, organizing and planting boulevard, community, school, church & other shared spaces. Make your communal, community, shared space & boulevard garden dreams come true. Existing gardens looking to expand or grow can attend as well!

Urban Ag. Series