Growing Organic Vegetables Class Series
JanuaryJan 07 2021 06:00pm - MayMay 20 2021 08:30pm
GROWING ORGANIC VEGETABLES CLASS SERIES
(10-Thurs. starts 1/7/21 - 5/20/21)
ZOOM CLASS BY INVITATION $225
This lecture series covers everything you want to know about growing vegetables organically. Topics include the advantages of organic and ecological approaches over chemicals; vegetable garden design; irrigation and drainage; soil fertility, mulches and composts; organic pest control; seeds, transplants, where to get them and how to plant them. The last half is a detailed discussion of selecting, growing and using the many varieties of vegetables, annual herbs, and melons.
Those who complete this 25 hour class series will become certified Organic Vegetable Specialists. This is a series of ten classes and may not be taken individually.
Assignments for the class include the reading of Dr. Bob Randall's book, "Year-Round Food Gardening for Houston and Southeast Texas". The cost of the book is $55, no tax. The book is available at our Urban Harvest Saturday Farmers Market 8am - 12pm. If you can't travel, call our office, Juli at 713.880.5540 X1011 to request the book be mailed to you ($9 extra for postage).
SCHEDULE: Thursdays, 2021 6:00pm to 8:30pm
• Class 1 January 7
• Class 2 January 21
• Class 3 February 4
• Class 4 February 18
• Class 5 March 4
• Class 6 March 25
• Class 7 April 8
• Class 8 April 22
• Class 9 May 6
• Class 10 May 20
For a more in depth outline of what is covered, go to our website at https://www.urbanharvest.org/education/certificate/growing-organic-vegetables/
The Zoom class invitation link will be emailed to you a couple of days before the class date. If you don't receive it, check your spam folder. There are no refunds, substitutions or recordings if you cannot attend a live class for which you signed up.
(at registration you will receive two emails, one is a receipt and the other is a registration confirmation with contact info. if you have questions)
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