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Soil Management - ONLINE

Soil Management
Photo by Blanca Begert.

Healthy soil is the foundation for a healthy garden ecosystem and abundant crops. In this course, learn about soil’s contents and physical and chemical properties, soil fertility management, and soil cultivation techniques. Gain an understanding of soil improvement practices—including composting, cover cropping, soil testing, and mulching. The instructor will share videos and activities for hands-on learning and facilitate group discussion to share experiences and grow our knowledge and understanding of soil.

This course is one of eight required for the Certificate in Horticulture—a program is designed for people who plan to pursue a career in the horticulture industry and for highly motivated home gardeners who want an in-depth understanding of plants and gardening. For more information, please visit the Certificate in Horticulture webpage.

Dates:November 30, 2020 - January 11, 2021 Check for other dates
Meets:M from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Instructor:Molly Culver
Member Fee:$ 327.00
Nonmember Fee:$ 360.00
Notes:6 Mondays: November 30; December 7, 14, 21, 28; January 11. Please note: there is no class on January 4, 2021. This course will take place over Zoom and students will be required to purchase a rapitest kit. Students will receive information on how to login and how to purchase a kit in advance of the start date. Please note that handouts will be provided digitally for students to view online or print themselves.

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