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The Communal Garden Classes

Here at the Conservatory, we believe gardening is for everyone! The monthly Communal Garden class series is a fun and free way to build skills that you can use in your own community or personal garden. Join Growing to Green Coordinator and Horticulturalist Sean McKay to learn about growing, harvesting and cooking with your favorite herbs and vegetables, how to compost, the science behind plants and so much more.

This free class series is open to all in the community and is part of larger Conservatory initiatives that build capacity, knowledge and enthusiasm for the joys of gardening. To learn more about all the ways that the Conservatory supports community gardeners, check out our Growing to Green program and discover how you can get involved!

2024 Class Schedule

January: Seed Starting • February: Popular Indigenous African Botanicals • March: Square Foot Gardening

• April: Grow Spud-tacular Potatoes • May: From Spores to Supper • June: Tomato Growing

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Classes are monthly and registration opens every three months.

Grow Spud-tacular Potatoes April 24 | 6-7:30pm

Ignore all the taters– because anyone can grow potatoes! They are easy to grow, low maintenance crops, and even tastier when you grow them yourself.

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From Spores to Supper May 28, 2024 | 6-7:30pm

From Spores to Supper- Te’Lario’s Intro to the World of Mushrooms. Come explore the fascinating life cycle of mushrooms with Te’Lario Watkins

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Tomato Growing June 24 | 6-7:30pm

Cherry, Beefsteak, Heirloom! Fresh homegrown tomatoes are the summers’ most desirable produce.

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The Communal Garden Series is generously supported by a grateful gardener.

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