Here are some great sounding workshops pertinent to spring in the garden being offered by our CVHS member, Leslie Cox, the Duchess of Dirt:
Gardening workshops – Spring 2023 Leslie Cox – Duchess of Dirt
1. Ready, Set, Garden! – three 1.5-hour sessions
- Mondays; February 27th, March 6th, March 13th, 2023 - 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
- Tuesdays, February 28th, March 7th, March 14th, 2023 - 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Spring is coming! Soil needs amending; compost needs tending. New beds to be started. Plants need dividing; fruit trees and shrubs need pruning; vegetable garden needs attention. Get set! We’re gardening! Cost: $75.00
2. Spring into the Garden – two 1.5-hour sessions
- Saturdays; March 4th and 11th, 2023; 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. or
- Wednesdays; March 15th and 22nd, 2023 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
A slightly condensed version of the Ready, Set, Garden workshop covering seeds, tools, pruning techniques, garden beds, soil, soil science and water requirements. Cost: $50.00
3. Soil Tips for Spring - one 1.5-hour session
- Thursday; March 9th, 2023; 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
- Saturday; March 25th, 2023; 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
The health of your garden begins underground. Here you will learn about soil composition, soil pH and what you should do to build a healthy soil environment for your plants. Cost: $25.00
4. The Good, Bad & Downright Pesky - one 1.5-hour session
- Sunday, March 12th, 2023; 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. or
- Tuesday, March 28th, 2023; 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
There are an estimated 200 million insects for every human on Earth. Thankfully, we do not see all of them in our garden. Here we look at some of the good, bad and pesky bugs we might encounter in our gardens and learn how to deal with them. Cost: $25.00
5. Combatting Climate Change in Today’s Garden - one 1.5-hour session
- Sunday; March 19th, 2023; 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. or
- Thursday; March 30th, 2023; 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
There is no denying our climate is changing. Here we will strive to understand what is happening to our planet, what may still unfold in the years ahead and how we can try to sustain our gardens. Cost: $25.00
More details: Zoom Workshops 2023 | The Duchess of Dirt