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Sustainability School - Planning & Planting a Garden of Your Own

When Feb 17, 2013
from 02:00 PM to 04:30 PM
Where Slippery Rock, PA / Butler County
Contact Phone 724-794-6011

Jennings Environmental Education Center
2951 Prospect Rd, Slippery Rock PA 16057

Here’s an opportunity for those who want to grow some of their own herbs and vegetables, but might not know where to start, as well as for anyone who wants to refine their gardening skills or gain new perspectives. 

Sonja Hunt from Restoration Herbs in Franklin, PA, will facilitate this workshop, which will focus on the process of determining where, what and how to plant. Participants will use a pre-workshop questionnaire to consider their own potential garden site, needs and capabilities.  Then, following an overview of the “whys and hows” of organic gardening, they will sketch out a plan, and learn about choosing and sourcing seeds and plants. The workshop is recommended for ages 16 and up.

Pre-registration and pre-payment of $10.00* per person are required by February 9th.  *Registration fee for PASA/GFN members is $8.00

Register online at http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/Calendar/list.asp or call Jennings at 724-794-6011.

PASA partners with organizations, groups and individuals to bring you ongoing programming centered around homesteading, homemaking and backyard conservation. Our Sustainability School partners coordinate the events and registration, please follow the link for more information and to register.

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