Gardening Workshops

Mushrooms

In this class, special guest Erin Wheeler from Borrowed Land Farms will be presenting how to inoculate and grow mushrooms. Various varieties of mushrooms and what they are used for will be discussed.

Classes

Start Date End Date Day(s) Time Location Cost
07/30/18 07/30/18 M 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Pilot Center $10
May be available free through Surry Skill-UP.

You are the Monitor

Students will focus on monitoring their gardens for moisture, pests and diseases. Included is a discussion on harvesting and preserving vegetables by using a dehydrator and the canning process.

Classes

Start Date End Date Day(s) Time Location Cost
08/06/18 08/06/18 M 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Pilot Center $10
May be available free through Surry Skill-UP.

Fall's Best Vegetables

Time to root your vegetables! Students will concentrate on fall seeding of various root vegetables and other crops. These are hearty staple vegetables that can be put up for your enjoyment all winter long.

Classes

Start Date End Date Day(s) Time Location Cost
08/27/18 08/27/18 M 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Pilot Center $10
May be available free through Surry Skill-UP.

Fall Vegetable Guild: Carrots, Spinach, and Collards, Oh My!

Carrots spinach, and collards, and all the great vegetables that can grow throughout the fall months will be discussed in this class. We will be learning how to care for these plants, even during the first light frost.

Classes

Start Date End Date Day(s) Time Location Cost
09/10/18 09/10/18 M 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Pilot Center $10
May be available free through Surry Skill-UP.

Seeding and Direct Planting for Fall and Spring Harvesting

This class covers planting seedlings and direct seeding of onions and other vegetables to harvest in early spring, including all the care these plants will need for the coming winter.

Classes

Start Date End Date Day(s) Time Location Cost
09/24/18 09/24/18 M 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Pilot Center $10
May be available free through Surry Skill-UP.

Keep Out the Cold

In this class we will focus on building row covers and small greenhouses to protect our fall and winter crops. The use of low tunnels and other frost protection for season extension will be discussed.

Classes

Start Date End Date Day(s) Time Location Cost
10/08/18 10/08/18 M 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Pilot Center $10
May be available free through Surry Skill-UP.

Save and Protect

Seed saving is a great money saver and a great way to keep a continuous supply of your favorite vegetable and flower seeds. We will learn how to save seeds and protect your perennials so you can enjoy them year after year. Also, how and when to prune fruit trees will be discussed.

Classes

Start Date End Date Day(s) Time Location Cost
10/22/18 10/22/18 M 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Pilot Center $10
May be available free through Surry Skill-UP.

Cook It Up

For our final class we will work on some easy recipes and discuss what we have learned in past classes. We will be cooking up a meal to share while having a gardening discussion.

Classes

Start Date End Date Day(s) Time Location Cost
11/12/18 11/12/18 M 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Pilot Center $10
May be available free through Surry Skill-UP.

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Please call (336) 386-3618 to register.

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