Introduction to SUMMER Veggie Gardening in South Florida - In Person Workshop, Saturday May 27th
Our Introduction to Summer Gardening in South Florida Workshop aims to introduce you to the wild and weird world of tropical perennial forest gardening. This is a 1.5 hour long lecture style workshop focusing on the following topics:
-why is summer growing so different/ challenging. Heat, humidity, rainfall.
-what plants will thrive in the summer months
-introduction to permaculture
-what is a perennial food forest
-how to design a food forest guild
-what is cover cropping
-how to build soil during the summer months
After the lecture farmer Tiffany will take you on a tour of the fields of French Farms to learn more about cover cropping in his cover cropped fields, and we will swing by the farms multiple compost piles to learn more about composting. This workshop is a bonanza of vital information if you are thinking of growing your own food during the summer, which is our most challenging season to garden through.
When: Saturday May 27th, 10am till 12 noon
Where: Little River Coop Nursery
22305 SW 157th avenue, Redland FL.
Check out the info graphic provided for more information on how to use our sliding scale pricing model. The lowest price, our "institutional" price is for use by teachers at public schools who are incorporating gardening into their curriculum or anyone who is running or involved in a nonprofit organization focused on the intersection of social justice, the environment, food justice and/or sustainability.