Deana’s Garden Classes – February 2018
February 3, Saturday, 2-4 pm at Food and Thought, 2132 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34102 in the Thoughtful Threads Dining Area
Gardening Talk – Join our monthly open topic gardening discussion. What’s growing now? What to plant? What other gardening activities coming up? In this class, attendees can bring their questions, plant problems, and ideas; we’ll share organic methods and solutions to problems. If you bring plant parts with a problem, please keep the plant parts in plastic bag so we don’t spread the problem to our garden center plants.
February 17, Saturday, 2-4 pm at Food and Thought, 2132 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34102 in the Thoughtful Threads Dining Area
Vegetable Gardening in Containers – In this class, we’ll learn about growing your favorite plants in containers. Bring your questions and ideas! Learn about types of containers and their uses, container soil mixes, and how to grow happy and healthy plants!
February 21, Wednesday, 10am – 12pm Naples Botanical Garden 4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL 34112 – FGCU Kapnick Center Buehler Auditorium
Gardening with Worms – Are you getting the most from your garden? Do you farm your own worms or is it something you want to learn more about? Using worm castings and tea work in any garden culture; containers, raised beds, or in the ground! Did you know we use vermiculture at our Oakes Organic Farm? Come learn as Deana shares all about nature’s best garden helpers! Worms are essential to promote microbial activity that allows plants to absorb nutrients; fertilizers alone are not enough! Enhance your gardens, improve the soil, and use less water to grow happy, healthy, and nutrient rich plants with worms!
- $15 Members / $20 Non-Members
February 24, Saturday, 9-11 am at Oakes Organic Farm, 7455 Sanctuary Road
Organic Farm Tour – Come tour our 5 acre organic farm, see what we’re growing and learn how we provide fresh, healthy, and delicious food for our community. See our worm composting system, propagation area, green house, fields, and fruit trees. No RSVP required! Park on Sanctuary Road, wear full footed shoes, sun protection, and bring a shopping bag and cash if you would like to purchase produce or plants after the tour.
Schedule: 9:00 – 9:15 arrival
9:15 – 10:15 guided tour
10:15 – 11:00 Q & A