Remaining January Gardening Classes

The remaining January Gardening Class schedule is as follows:

Growing Your Own Culinary Herbs

Date: Sunday 1-23-2022

Time: 10 am to 12 pm

Teacher: Angela Reid, Master Gardener Volunteer

Description: How to Grow Culinary Herbs Using Grocery Store Produce

This course will cover cloning Basil, Thyme, Tarragon, Rosemary, Oregano, Mint, Lemon Grass and other herbs from grocery store products.

Course Objectives: You will learn how to select the Herbs to insure successful transplants using optimum soil preferences, pH management, using supplemental lighting techniques and organic pest/fungus management.

Class Activities: Students will explore using recycled materials, spices and household products for successful Kitchen gardening. Learn what secrets professionals use and how to simplify them for your needs.

Please plan to bring a small bag of herbs from the grocery store with you to class.

Price: $10 per person

This class is limited to a max 12 persons.

Classes are non-refundable

https://www.hernandogrowers.org/bookings-checkout/grow-your-own-culinary-herbs

Introduction into Greenhouse Gardening

Date: Friday 1-28-2022

Time: 2 pm to 3:30 pm

Teacher: Angela Reid, Master Gardener Volunteer

Description: This course will cover the Greenhouse directional placement on your property, insulation factors and cooling for Florida temps, winds and weather. Soil preferences and pH management. Supplemental lighting techniques.

Course Objectives: Learn how it's possible to build your own greenhouse b using free and recycled materials or if a greenhouse kit is the best choice or you. A greenhouse can be small enough to fit in a corner of your garden or large enough for a market gardener. Students should bring a diagram of their property to the class.

Price: $10 per person

This class is limited to a max 12 persons.

Classes are non-refundable

https://www.hernandogrowers.org/bookings-checkout/introduction-to-greenhouse-gardening?referral=service_list_widget

Seed Starting

Date: Sunday 1-30-2022

Time: 10 am to 12 pm

Teacher: Angela Reid, Master Gardener Volunteer

Description: Students will learn how to select and start seeds for our planting zone using Organic Seed Starting Mix, Coconut coir or Jiffy Peat Pots. Recycled clear plastic take out boxes as mini greenhouses and soil will be provided. Students will bring their own seeds or they can be purchased from the Cannery.


CLASS ACTIVITIES: Students will learn when seeds can be started and why some seeds will not be successful for our Florida weather. Why you don’t need expensive grow lights because fluorescent lights are better seed starters. How to prepare your garden bed and maintain the proper pH level for growth. Finally learn you are not alone with all the gardening resources available to you.

Price: $10 per person

This class is limited to a max 12 persons.

Classes are non-refundable

https://www.hernandogrowers.org/bookings-checkout/seed-starting?referral=service_list_widget

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