This is going to be a fun and educational day--I think. Here are the details:
Nature abhors bare soil! Learn how plant based mulches suppress weeds, retain moisture, moderate soil temperatures, feed and protect soil life—who feed and protect our plants. Then learn how to use this info to the best advantage for you and your plants. Reduce weeding, water and fertilizing.
Growing some of your own food is a great feeling, great eating and a great use of some of your yard. How to choose what to grow, basics of planting, spacing, when to plant, mulching, watering, soil preparation and more will be covered.
Having 8 foot tall tomatoes that have leaves to the ground until frost, starts with the seed starting medium. And watering, mulching, plant spacing, air flow, available nutrients, plant support, fall clean up and LUCK!!
Learn many simple, practical and cost effective ways to have a more Organic garden, vegetables and flowers. Soil Health, Insect Control, Cultural and Physical techniques, Encouraging Natural Controls and more will be covered.