The Homegrown Series

​A lively 6-part series with Adam Schick, laying out the steps to achieve the garden you envision reconciled with the time you have for it.  Each class will start with a presentation on the day's topic, followed by questions and a walk through Linnaea Farm's market garden.

​March 14

SENSE OF PLACE , PLANNING,

PHENOLOGY

​Helping you time the planting schedule in the

garden with the season at hand.

March 28

​SEEDING, CLOCHES, COVER CROPS

​Making the right conditions


APRIL 11

​ROTATIONS/CULTIVATION

​Two practices that must be understood to have long-term success in the garden


​April 25th

​SOIL AND COMPOST

Soil and composting are at the heart of good ecological agriculture

​May 9th

PESTS AND WEEDS

Just plants and creatures in places you dont want them; eating things intended for you.  Learn to move towards prevention and good garden management, working with nature and not against it.

May 23rd

​YEAR ROUND CROPPING/IRRIGATION

The best part of a coastal garden - fresh food from the garden all year, the balance of water and the succession of the garden through all the seasons



​$30 per class

​Full Series for Linnaea Farm Society Members $150

​Questions? Contact Linnaea Farm at (250) 935-6747

​tamara@linnaeafarm.org


​Classes are held Saturdays from 10-12 at the Linnaea Farm Education Center.  

Coming from off island?  Stay in the Linnaea Farm House!