Shovel Ready: The Nitty Gritty of Organic Garden Preparation

the-hickories-logoRidgefield and Westport GVIs will be hosting an on-farm workshop (emphasis on the “work” part of workshop) for people interested in learning about organic soil care and the basics of organic garden management.  Participants will join Dina Brewster of The Hickories as she leads us through the steps involved in the readying of a spring garden plot. The Hickories is a certified organic farm under the Bay State Organic/ USDA National Organic Program located  in Ridgefield.

Topics to be covered:

  • the basics of organic soil science and fertility
  • seeding and the seed calendar
  • pest, disease and weed management

Sunday, May 2nd.  1:30-3pm, at The Hickories, 126 Lounsbury Road, Ridgefield CT 06877

RSVP and $10 registration fee required. Click here to reserve your spot.

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