2023 Understanding and Improving Your Soil

Apr 15, 2023 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


The heart of your garden is the soil. Your plants’ health and productivity are directly related to the characteristics of your soil, the micro-organisms that live in it, and the organic matter available to them as food. Join local soil experts as we talk about the components of soil, soil texture and structure, and the role of water and air in soil.

Students will participate in taking a soil sample for a soil test, and we will discuss how to interpret soil test results and calculate the correct amount of nutrients we need to add to our gardens based on test recommendations. Come learn how to build your soil from the ground up and have healthier and more productive plants as a result!

This workshop has a limited number of spots available and is expected to sell out quickly, so please register ahead of time! Registration closes at 3pm the day before class. No walk-ins permitted the day of class.

Instructor: Celia Bell

Faciliator: Marybeth Janerich

Tuition:  $25

Discounted rates available to community gardeners with WCG or the WCG Network.

We offer a limited number of reduced-tuition scholarships for low-income individuals. If you would like to apply, please fill out and submit our scholarship application before continuing the on-line registration process.


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