Sustainable Gardening for Homeowners, Goffstown, N.H.

Sustainable Gardening for Homeowners

Thursday, March 8-April 12, 2012

6-8pm

The GAP at GHS
27 Wallace Rd.
Goffstown, N.H. 03045

This is a basic introductory garden/landscape design course for the gardener who wants to keep the biodiversity on their property using native plant material and organic methods.  As an Accredited Organic Land Care Professional, Paula would like to convey the importance of
enhancing the land, not abusing it.  This is a six week course, two hours a week that will involve the following methods of giving back to the earth what we take away.

Introduction.  What is sustainablity and why is it important for our ecosystems?

Organic vs. pesticides
Starting with soil – Composting basics – organic soil preperation
Rain Gardens – learning how to conserve water and deal with runoff
Meadows/organic lawns/lawn substitutes
Plant material
Design elements

To sign up for this class go to  http://goffstown.k12.nh.us/AED

603-497-4841 Ext. 356

March 8, 2012

Signups closed for this Free Course