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Fruit from the Garden
January 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm$7
You don’t need an orchard to enjoy fruit from your garden. There are many other choices available to you. In this class we will cover some of the most popular ones, especially those available from our Garden Center. We will share information about the planting and care of strawberries, raspberries and other brambles, blueberries, grapes, cranberries, kiwi berries, ground cherries, tomatoes, melons, and (yes) squash! We will also go over other fruits available from the garden center, such as figs, elderberries, mulberries, and snowberries. We will talk about how to protect your crops from the many opportunistic critters that also enjoy your lovely fruits, such as slugs, ants, birds, moles, rabbits, beetles, deer, and voles.
Jennifern Falknor started gardening when she was six years old. Her grandparents were charter members of Rodale press Organic Gardening magazine, and she learned a lot from them. Jennifern has been a farmer, had a landscape maintenance business, a native plants nursery, and has always had a huge organic garden. While she employs many methods of gardening, including mulching, composting, beneficial insects, greenhouse starts, etc., her favorite garden enhancement is worm compost. It’s the easiest and fastest way to compost your kitchen and yard waste – up to four times faster than other composting methods!