Gardening Workshops

Seeding and Transplanting

This informative class will cover topics including seeding and transplanting, early spring garden care, direct seeding, soil care and amending soil.

Classes

Start Date End Date Day(s) Time Location Cost
04/16/18 04/16/18 M 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Pilot Center $20
May be available free through Surry Skill-UP.

Garden Pollination

This course will teach you everything you need to know about pollinators including types of insects and how to care for them using Integrated Pest Management.

Classes

Start Date End Date Day(s) Time Location Cost
04/23/18 04/23/18 M 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Pilot Center $20
May be available free through Surry Skill-UP.

Pest and Soil Management

Learn about using Integrated Pest Management to keep your family’s garden chemical free.

Classes

Start Date End Date Day(s) Time Location Cost
05/14/18 05/14/18 M 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Pilot Center $20
May be available free through Surry Skill-UP.

Water, Gift of Life

Students will focus on moisture and properly watering their gardens. Topics will include how to build and safely use collection systems, which are simple and money friendly options for the garden.

Classes

Start Date End Date Day(s) Time Location Cost
05/28/18 05/28/18 M 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Pilot Center $20
May be available free through Surry Skill-UP.

Container Gardening & Preparing for Fall Harvest

In this class, various containers will be demonstrated that can be used anywhere. In addition, seed selection for fall harvest will be covered.

Classes

Start Date End Date Day(s) Time Location Cost
06/11/18 06/11/18 M 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Pilot Center $20
May be available free through Surry Skill-UP.

Summer Care of Production Plants

Learn how to protect and care for your fruiting vegetables in their growing cycle during the hottest heat of the summer. Includes information on success planting for container vegetables, fresh for your family.

Classes

Start Date End Date Day(s) Time Location Cost
06/25/18 06/25/18 M 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Pilot Center $20
May be available free through Surry Skill-UP.

Reap What You Sow

This is a continuation of the popular "Reap What You Sow" class offered last fall. Students will meet in the greenhouse to harvest the fresh bounty of the summer. The class will then move to a kitchen setting to learn the proper processing of freshly picked produce before cooking. Recipes will be healthy, enjoyable, and time efficient for the busy summer months ahead.

Classes

Start Date End Date Day(s) Time Location Cost
07/16/18 07/16/18 M 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Pilot Center $20
May be available free through Surry Skill-UP.

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 $20
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 $20
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 $20
May be available free through Surry Skill-UP.

Interested in this course?

View/Register for Classes

Pre-registration and pre-payment required.

You may register online or use the Printable Registration Form to mail, walk-in, or fax your registration and payment.

Please call (336) 386-3618 to register.

Space is limited.


Surry Skill-up