Do you love mushrooms but find the idea of growing your own mystifying and intimidating? Now is your chance to learn the secrets of growing gourmet shiitake mushrooms at home. In this workshop, Mark Highland, founder and president of Organic Mechanic Soil Company, will walk you through the process of seeding and sealing your mushroom log and teach you how to maintain it until your first mushroom crop is ready. All materials included; participants will make one mushroom log to…Find out more »
Terrariums are beautiful miniature gardens within glass that make perfect home decorations as well as great personalized gifts. In this class, students will create a terrarium to take home while learning the basic techniques needed to make additional ones in the future. With an understanding of the basics, students will be able to fashion terrariums out of any glass container, including their favorites lying around at home. All materials included.
Pre-registration required; $30 members, $35 non-members
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February might seem early to start thinking about your garden, but it is the right time for starting seeds indoors. Starting seeds can be tricky, but this class will demystify the process. Instructor Karl Malessa will teach basic seed starting techniques and introduce essential equipment for the process including heat mats, humidity domes and fluorescent lamps. Karl will also explain which seeds are easiest for beginners to grow, and display flats of his own started seeds. This class is perfect…Find out more »