Introduction to Gardening

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Have you always wanted to grow your own food, but don't know where to start? Join Dedham Recreation & Green City Grower's horticultural professionals for a 8-week course focused on growing food intensively in raised-beds. Participate hands-on in the garden while learning the skills necessary to work your own yard or community plot into an prolific edible landscape. Green City Growers will guide you through the progression of the garden, teaching how you to maintain and harvest successful crops. Other skills and focus will include:

  • Choosing the right location for your garden
    Intensive planting
  • Choosing the right plants for your space and light
  • Where to get quality seeds and plants, and the difference between using seeds and transplants
  • Organic pest and fungal management
  • Critter management
  • Organic fertilization and soil quality
  • Watering needs for your garden
  • And more!




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