Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

Plan + Prep Your Edible Garden - Webinar

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Join Hilary Dahl, Seattle Urban Farm Company’s Edible Gardening Expert, for a live 90-minute webinar. This webinar will provide you with all of the info you need to create a productive edible garden this season. Questions can be submitted during the webinar and Hilary will do her best to answer as many as possible. Topics discussed include:

  • An overview of the edible garden design basics including: site selection, irrigation, and building-material recommendations

  • Soil preparation

  • Organic fertilization

  • Planning for a low maintenance, highly productive garden

  • Crop management

A PDF of webinar notes and other useful documents will be emailed to participants before the talk. 

The webinar will be recorded and all registered attendees will receive a link to watch the recording, so if you can't make the 10am PST start time, you can watch the webinar at a later time!

February 23, 2019
10-11:30 am PST

Webinar attendees will receive info on how to sign in to the session the Wednesday before the event. 

Plan + Prep Your Edible Garden - Live webinar, 2/23/2019
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Mar
9
10:00 AM10:00

Vegetable Garden Soil Health 101

When it comes to setting up your spring garden for success, the health of your soil should be the primary focal point of your strategy. Without healthy soil: your crops will produce less food, you will have more pest and disease problems, and you will have a lot more work to do in the garden trying to solve problems…so lets talk about soil!

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Mar
16
10:00 AM10:00

Pruning and Thinning Perennial Berry Crops

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This talk will be focused on raspberries, blueberries + strawberries

Pruning and thinning can feel intimidating, and many beginning gardeners wince at the thought of taking pruners to their precious perennials! However this important seasonal care is a central part of growing healthy and productive berries. In this step-by-step tutorial, we will walk you through the exact pruning and thinning needs of these popular berry crops using photos and videos of real-life examples. You will learn the important timing and techniques for pruning both new and established plants so that you can apply these skills confidently in your own garden. In addition, you will receive a pruning and thinning guide for you to reference easily throughout the season.

Sarah's pruning and thinning guide will be emailed to participants before the talk.

The webinar will be recorded and all registered attendees will receive a link to watch the recording, so if you can't make the 10am PST start time, you can watch the webinar at a later time!

Host:
Sarah Bolton
Seattle Urban Farm Co. Lead Maintenance Manager

March 16, 2019
10-11:15 am PST

Webinar attendees will receive info on how to sign in to the session the Wednesday before the event. 

Pruning and Thinning Perennial Berry Crops - Live Webinar 3/16/2019
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Mar
23
10:00 AM10:00

Crop Planning for PNW Vegetable Gardens with Sarah Bolton

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Whether you have a big backyard garden, a community garden plot, or a few containers on your balcony, having a crop plan will help you get the most out of your garden. In this class, we cover important factors to consider when making your garden plan based on your gardening goals, climate and site characteristics. We will learn how to select crops and planting strategies that best meet your specific goals. By the end of this workshop, you will have the tools to create your own personalized crop plan that you can use to guide your gardening adventures this season and beyond!

Sarah's crop planning worksheet will be emailed to participants before the talk.

The webinar will be recorded and all registered attendees will receive a link to watch the recording, so if you can't make the 10am PST start time, you can watch the webinar at a later time!

Host:
Sarah Bolton
Seattle Urban Farm Co. Lead Maintenance Manager

March 23, 2018
10-11:15 am PST

Webinar attendees will receive info on how to sign in to the session the Wednesday before the event. 

Planning for PNW Vegetable Gardens - Live Webinar 3/23/2019
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Mar
30
10:00 AM10:00

Reaping the Rewards: Harvesting Techniques for Quality and Production

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Knowing when and how to harvest your crops at their peak is a crucial and often overlooked skill needed to maximize the quality and yield of your garden bounty. Harvesting your vegetables properly will not only provide you with tastier food - it will also make your crops healthier, produce for longer, and produce more. In this webinar, you will receive a crop by crop breakdown for over 50 popular garden vegetables, detailing harvest techniques with instructive photo and video examples. We will share our favorite tips and tricks on how to take full advantage of your harvest, as well as common mistakes and how to avoid them. In addition, you will receive a harvest and storage guide for all of the crops covered in the webinar that you can easily reference throughout the season.

The webinar will be recorded and all registered attendees will receive a link to watch the recording, so if you can't make the 10am PST start time, you can watch the webinar at a later time!

Co-Hosts:
Sarah Bolton and Emily Barry
Seattle Urban Farm Co. Lead Maintenance Managers

March 30, 2019
10 am-12 pm PST

Webinar attendees will receive info on how to sign in to the session the Wednesday before the event. 

Reaping the Rewards: Harvesting Techniques for Quality and Production - Live Webinar 3/30/2019
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Jun
2
10:00 AM10:00

Organic Pest Management for PNW Vegetable Gardens with Colin McCrate

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Pests can cause trouble in even the most well-planned gardens. The good news is that with a little attention, you can avoid or solve most common garden pest issues before they cause a ton of damage to your crops. We believe that organic pest management starts with preventative, minimally invasive practices, but that it is necessary to ramp up those methods as specific problems get out of hand.      

  In this talk we'll cover:

  • Basic Concepts of Pest and Disease Prevention
  • Preventative Actions
    • Beneficial Insects
    • Physical Exclusion
    • Preventative Applications
  • Direct Actions 
    • Hand Picking
    • Traps 
    • Organic Sprays

A PDF of webinar notes will be emailed to participants before the talk. 

The webinar will be recorded and all registered attendees will receive a link to watch the recording, so if you can't make the 10am PST start time, you can watch the webinar at a later time!

Host:
Colin McCrate
Seattle Urban Farm Co. founder and the author of Food Grown Right, In Your Backyard and High-Yield Vegetable Gardening

June 2, 2018
10-11:30 am PST

Webinar attendees will receive info on how to sign in to the session the Thursday before the event. 

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Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

Crop Planning for PNW Vegetable Gardens with Sarah Bolton

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Whether you have a big backyard garden, a community garden plot, or a few containers on your balcony, having a crop plan will help you get the most out of your garden. In this class, we cover important factors to consider when making your garden plan based on your gardening goals, climate and site characteristics. We will learn how to select crops and planting strategies that best meet your specific goals. By the end of this workshop, you will have the tools to create your own personalized crop plan that you can use to guide your gardening adventures this season and beyond!

Sarah's crop planning worksheet will be emailed to participants before the talk.

The webinar will be recorded and all registered attendees will receive a link to watch the recording, so if you can't make the 10am PST start time, you can watch the webinar at a later time!

Host:
Sarah Bolton
Seattle Urban Farm Co. Lead Maintenance Manager

April 14, 2018
10-11:30 am PST

Webinar attendees will receive info on how to sign in to the session the Wednesday before the event. 

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