Growing Fruits and Berries

Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands 5513 S Cloverdale St, Seattle, WA, United States

Description Want to add fruit trees or berries to your garden, but not sure where to start? Now is the perfect time of year to buy and plant many perennial fruits, and this introductory class will set you up for success in growing tasty berries and fruits in the Pacific Northwest for years to come! In this class you will learn about: This in person class will feature an interactive lecture and slideshow, garden tour, and time for questions and

Free – $65.00

Secrets of Companion Planting

Good Shepherd Center 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Seattle, WA, United States

Description *Registration for this class is full – you can join the waitlist here.  Did you know that some plants grow better together? Improve the health and productivity of your garden by choosing plants that work together as companions, rather than compete for resources. This class provides an introduction to the many ways that you can combine plants to maximize your harvest and make the most of your space. In this class we discuss examples of companion planting, inter-planting and polyculture.

$65.00

Plan Your Garden

Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands 5513 S Cloverdale St, Seattle, WA, United States

Description *Registration for this class is full – you can join the waitlist here or consider Garden Planning 101 online on Thursday, March 7th.  Looking forward to getting started in the garden this year but wondering what to plant, when to plant it, and why? Learn how to make a thoughtful plan for your garden with this introductory class. In this class, we will discuss: This in-person workshop will take place indoors, with a combination of show-and-tell, lecture and planning activities.

Free – $65.00

Cool Season Gardening

Good Shepherd Center 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Seattle, WA, United States

Description Yes, you can garden in the spring - even before the temps climb and the drizzles dry up! Our maritime climate allows us to grow all sorts of crops earlier in the year than you might expect. Whether you’re new to the area or just eager to get started gardening for the year, this class will inspire you to grow delicious and nutritious veggies from seeds or plant starts. In this in-person class we will: This in-person class will

Free – $65.00

Container Gardening 101

Good Shepherd Center 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Seattle, WA, United States

Description *Registration for this class is full – you can join the waitlist here.  Not sure you have enough space for a garden? You don't need a yard to grow your own food! Get creative with container gardening and you can grow greens, herbs, blueberries, and even hot peppers. Container gardening is great for beginners, apartment dwellers and anyone with challenging soil. In this class you will learn about: This in-person class will include a conversational lecture, a garden tour, and

$30.00

Intro to Fermentation

Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands 5513 S Cloverdale St, Seattle, WA, United States

Description *Registration for this class is full – you can join the waitlist here.  Create delicious, healthy probiotic foods and extend your garden’s bounty with fermentation.  Fermented foods can help you absorb more nutrients, support your immune system and add homemade flair to your everyday meals. Find out how easy it is to make your meals more delicious, nutritious and unique with homemade fermented foods!  In this class we will: This in-person class will include a conversational lecture and hands-on activities

Free – $70.00

Garden Planning 101

Description Looking forward to getting started in the garden this year, but wondering what to plant, when to plant it, and why? Learn how to make a thoughtful plan for your garden with this introductory, online class. In this class, we will discuss: This virtual class will feature a live, interactive lecture with slide show, and time for questions and answers with the instructor. A detailed outline with recommended resources will also be provided. We will be using Zoom for

Free – $45.00

Composting with Worms

Good Shepherd Center 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Seattle, WA, United States

Description Making your own compost using a worm bin is fun and easy to do! This in-depth exploration of composting with worms covers everything you need to know to get started right away, including hands-on practice and plenty of time for questions and answers. This class is suitable for people who are new to composting with worms as well as those looking to gain additional confidence. In this in-person class we will: This in-person class will take place both indoors

Free – $65.00

Spring in the Organic Garden

Description It’s truly spring! What’s going on in the garden? Join us for an engaging and participatory online class, where we’ll dig into the details of the spring season. In this session, we will discuss: This virtual class will feature a live, interactive lecture with slide show, group conversation and time for questions and answers with the instructor. A detailed outline with recommended resources will also be provided. We will be using Zoom for this class, which you can use

Free – $40.00

Comprehensive Organic Gardening

Good Shepherd Center 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Seattle, WA, United States

Description Ready to dig deeper into organic gardening? Learn everything you need to know to create a bountiful urban garden in this complete introduction to the dynamic world of organic gardening. This intensive and fun hybrid course will take part online and in-person, totaling 23 hours of instruction. Through a combination of four weeknight online lectures and three weekend small-group, hands-on sessions we will engage in dynamic and experiential learning. Participants will gain a richer understanding of how to support

$410.00

Fundamentals of Organic Gardening

Good Shepherd Center 4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Seattle, WA, United States

Description *This class is full - please consider joining us for the next session on Saturday, June 1st. Want to grow your own food but don't know where to begin? Learn how to start your organic garden, and continue caring for your crops, so you can eat fresh, healthy food year-round. This two-part, 5-hour introduction to fundamental organic gardening topics takes place over the course of two evenings. The first evening will take place indoors and include an interactive lecture

$115.00

Gardening with Hügelmounds

Picardo P-Patch 8040 25th Ave NE, Seattle, WA, United States

Description Have you heard about hügelkultur or hügelmounds and wondered what they’re all about? This method of gardening mimics the natural forest ecosystem and turns garden debris into useful fertilizer and elevated garden beds. In this hands-on class, you’ll learn how to use common yard waste to improve soil fertility, sequester carbon and create dynamic garden beds. During this participatory workshop, we will: This class will take place outdoors, at Picardo Farm P-Patch where community gardeners have been using the

Free – $65.00