The Urban Garden Education Series is a set of classes designed to help Detroiters of all ages grow, maintain, harvest, preserve, and eat fruits and vegetables from their urban gardens and farms. Classes are $3 for Garden Resource Program members and $5 for non-members.
Details on the spring 2017 line-up here.
WORMS EAT MY GARBAGE: Worm Composting. Monday, May 22nd, 6-8PM at the Urban Country Tea and Coffee House 14944 Bramell south of Fenkell west of Outer Drive. Worms (red wigglers) have a fantastic ability to transform kitchen scraps and other plant material into high quality compost. A worms compost bin is easy to maintain and (under the right care) is odorless. Join us for a class on how to set-up, maintain and gather finished compost from a worm bin.
GET READY TO GARDEN: Basic Gardening. Tuesday, May 30th, 6-8PM at Hope Church Community Garden, 828 Marlborough south of Jefferson east of Conner. For the beginner, starting a garden can be a challenge, but with some basic skills a productive and viable garden is no sweat. In this class you will learn how to select a site and prepare for your garden, when to plant seeds and transplants, and much more!