upcoming virtual garden workshops

posted June 17, 2020

From the Trustees Boston Community Gardens, check out their virtual workshop offerings to stay engaged and learning this growing season!

Know your Weeds
Tonight! 6/17 6-7PM – FREELearn how to identify common garden weeds, know if they’re edible or medicinal, and manage them if they’re troublemakers. 
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Trellising 101
Tuesday, 6/23 5-6PM – FREEReview of a variety of trellising techniques for tomatoes, peas, beans, cucumbers, and squash. We will discuss recommended materials and have a live demonstration on how to construct them yourself. 
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Herbal Extracts: Tinctures, Elixirs & Oxymels
Wednesday, 6/24 5-6PM – FREEJoin Roxbury-based herbalist-in-training and urban gardener Taina Vargas to learn how to make a variety of extracts with medicinal and culinary herbs to support your health. 
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Cooking the Harvest Series, For Kids
Thursdays 6/25-7/16 4:30-5:30PM – FREEA series of interactive virtual cooking classes focused on cooking fresh, seasonal harvests from the garden, hosted by a different guest gardener/chef each week. Make sure to Pre-register for zoom link and ingredients lists ahead of time!

Vegetable Garden Q&A w/ Michelle
Wednesday, 7/1 5-6PM – FREEMichelle de Lima, Trustees Boston Community Gardens staffer and longtime organic gardener/farmer, will be available to answer any gardening questions, from pest identification to plant maintenance. 
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