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Gardening in the Desert - Part I

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Gardening in the Desert - Part I

Time: October 1, 2012 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Location: Larsen Gallery
Street: 3705 N. Bishop Lane
City/Town: Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Website or Map: http://goo.gl/maps/BMcyS
Event Type: class
Organized By: Christopher Henggeler
Latest Activity: Oct 2, 2012

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Instructor: Carol Stuttard

Learn how to design a bountiful vegetable garden specifically for a low desert climate. This multi-part series will guide you through the creation process so you will be ready to plant your garden in the fall and have an abundant harvest. Homegrown organic veggies are the best tasting and healthiest food for you and your family.

Part 1 of the Vegetable Garden Design for the Desert will cover the basics of desert garden site selection, answering questions regarding how to choose the right place for your veggies and what considerations to take into account as you plan and prepare your beds. Topics include: solar orientation, watering, soil conditions, microclimates, basic tools and techniques.

The next part of this 4-part series is October 8th. Sign up here.

Please sign in with the volunteers at the door.

$15 fee is payable with cash or check. (Make checks out to  Valley Permaculture Alliance).

Please park on the street.

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Comment by Susan Notte on September 17, 2012 at 8:15pm

May I RSVP for my husband as well?

Comment by Amy Gassmann on September 26, 2012 at 9:46am

I would like to attend Carol Stuttards class Monday as would my husband.  How do I pay for it?  The website lets me register for the following Monday, October 8th but not October 1st.  Thanks!

Comment by Christopher Henggeler on September 26, 2012 at 10:02am

Please pay the volunteers at the door, Amy. It looks like you've RSVP'd for the class as well.

Comment by Gretchen on September 30, 2012 at 4:00pm

Comment by Volunteer Manager on October 1, 2012 at 11:53am

VPA Ambassador Approved: Permaculture-The Nature of Design or Land

Comment by Troy Groves on October 1, 2012 at 9:37pm

Thank you for the class, looking forward to the next one.

Comment by Adam Bafaloukos on October 2, 2012 at 3:48am

Kat, I hate that I wasn't feeling well enough to make it to this class, but are there going to be more that covers the same information??

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