Archive for Gardening

Methow Conservancy Conservation Course: “The Dirt on Soil Health”

Join the Methow Conservancy for the final seminar of their series focused on the basics of soil health.

Class is held Monday from 6-8PM in Your Space@TwispWorks.

  • March 18th: The final lecture is on Applied Practices for Improving Soil Health, with local farming and garden gurus: Tess Hoke, Brad Halm, Stina Booth, and Cloudbird Bonin.

Cost is $30 per class.
Registration is required, please email daniel@methowconservancy.org to register.

Methow Conservancy Conservation Course: “The Dirt on Soil Health”

Join the Methow Conservancy for a seminar series focusing on the basics of soil health.

Each week will feature a different guest instructor – sign up for the entire series or individual classes.

Classes are held each Monday from 6-8PM in Your Space@TwispWorks.

  • March 11th: Carbon Cycling in the Soil, with Dr. Haiying Tao, Ph.D of Crop and Soil Sciences, WSU.
  • March 18th: Applied Practices for Improving Soil Health, with local farming and garden gurus: Tess Hoke, Brad Halm, Stina Booth, and Cloudbird Bonin.

The cost is $30 per class.
Registration is required, please email daniel@methowconservancy.org to register.

Methow Conservancy Conservation Course: “The Dirt on Soil Health”

Join the Methow Conservancy for a seminar series focusing on the basics of soil health.

Each week will feature a different guest instructor – sign up for the entire series or individual classes.

Classes are held each Monday from 6-8PM in Your Space@TwispWorks.

  • March 4th: Basics of Soil Biology, with Dr. Lynne Carpenter-Boggs, Ph.D of Soil Science, WSU.
  • March 11th: Carbon Cycling in the Soil, with Dr. Haiying Tao, Ph.D of Crop and Soil Sciences, WSU.
  • March 18th: Applied Practices for Improving Soil Health, with local farming and garden gurus: Tess Hoke, Brad Halm, Stina Booth, and Cloudbird Bonin.

The cost is $30 per class.
Registration is required, please email daniel@methowconservancy.org to register.

Methow Conservancy Conservation Course: “The Dirt on Soil Health”

Join the Methow Conservancy for a four-week, seminar series focusing on the basics of soil health.

Each week will feature a different guest instructor – sign up for the entire series or individual classes.

Classes are held each Monday from 6-8PM in Your Space@TwispWorks.

  • Feb. 25th: Basics of Soil Chemistry, with Jeff Bullock, Ph.D of Agricultural Sciences, Wenatchee Valley College
  • March 4th: Basics of Soil Biology, with Dr. Lynne Carpenter-Boggs, Ph.D of Soil Science, WSU.
  • March 11th: Carbon Cycling in the Soil, with Dr. Haiying Tao, Ph.D of Crop and Soil Sciences, WSU.
  • March 18th: Applied Practices for Improving Soil Health, with local farming and garden gurus: Tess Hoke, Brad Halm, Stina Booth, and Cloudbird Bonin.

The cost is $95 for the full course, or $30 per class.
Registration is required, please email daniel@methowconservancy.org to register.

Composting in the Age of Apple Maggot Quarantine

Join the WSU Okanogan County Master Gardener Program, in partnership with the Methow Conservancy on February 23, for the workshop Composting Education for the Apple Maggot Quarantine in the Methow Valley Area

Come and learn how to properly compost your yard waste, food scraps and home grown fruits and veggies. The workshop features Callie Martin, a Waste Reduction/Recycling Education Specialist.

This timely and educational workshop is provided free of cost but pre-registration is required. Please call the WSU Extension office at 509-422-7245.

This workshop is being held at Your Space@TwispWorks, Building #9, TwispWorks campus.