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

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Intro to Bioremediation

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

Description This class will go over the basics of bioremediation and what you can do to participate! We’ll learn from Jade Frolic and Mack Kleiva of Metamimicry about this method of using biological organisms to clean the environment. In this workshop you will: This in-person session will take place primarily indoors and will include a lecture presentation, discussion and some show & tell. Class size is limited to 20 people. We will be following the current public health recommendations.

Let’s Make Mushroom Filters: Myco-Filtration Workshop

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

Description Are you curious about bioremediation practices that you can use to support healthy communities? Join us for this class with Jade Frolic and Mack Kleiva of Metamimicry and learn about this method of using biological organisms to clean the environment. Metamimicry has a special focus of growing mushrooms for bioremediation and in this class we will create some mushroom filters for you to take home and apply at your house or in your broader community. In this workshop you

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Spring Garden Artists

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

Description Let’s get creative! Every Thursday for 10 weeks this spring, we will be inspired by our favorite parts of the garden to create works of art. We will explore the Children’s Garden through a variety of media and develop our reciprocal relationship with the garden. Together, we will: On the final day of our series, we will display our work and turn the garden into a colorful art gallery for families to enjoy. Note: there will be no after

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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

Culinary Herbs in the Garden

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

Description Do you love cooking with fresh herbs? Are you curious about how to preserve and make the most of herbs that you grow in your garden? Join us to see, feel, smell and taste a variety of culinary herbs that grow well in the Pacific Northwest. You’ll go home with everything you need to know to create or update your own herb garden at home. Topics and activities in this class include: This in-person class will take place indoors,

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Graft Your Own Fruit Tree

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

Description Did you know that practically every fruit tree you can purchase has been grafted? Grafting is the process of joining two pieces of living plants, so that they fuse together and ultimately grow and develop as a combined plant. The practice of grafting plants and trees is thousands of years old. Early spring is the time for doing a common type of grafting, generally called “bench grafting”, which is typically done indoors seated at a table or bench and

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Web of Life: Relationships in the Garden

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

Description Together, we will examine the importance of relationships with more than humans (like plants and bugs!) in our garden, and take a closer look at how we can strengthen our connection with the natural world. Throughout this camp, we will: Our program is informed by Learning in Places materials that are aligned with Next Generation Science Standards and emphasize equitable, field-based experiences for children. We actively work to incorporate family and community knowledge into our programming as we learn together in

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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

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Drip Irrigation for the Home Gardener

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

Description Learn how easy it is to water your garden with resource-efficient drip irrigation! Even though our Pacific Northwest maritime climate is known for rain, during the dry summer we still need to water food crops, thirsty ornamentals and container gardens. This class will cover: This class features a lecture, garden tour and hands-on opportunity to assemble components of a drip system. Please dress for the weather. This in-person class will take place primarily outdoors with some time indoors, and

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Small Fruit Tree Pruning and Training

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

Description *Registration for this class is full – you can join the waitlist here.  April is the month of magic in the world of fruit trees, when blossoms explode in a gorgeous display of possibilities! Spring is the perfect time to learn, practice and plan for maintenance and pruning of your small fruit trees. These tips and techniques will help you keep your fruit trees healthy and happy throughout the year. You will learn about: This in-person workshop will include a

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Fundamentals of Organic Gardening

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

Description 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 and group conversation. The second evening will take place primarily outdoors, as a hands-on class in the

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