Classes

Garden Education Classes

Classes are free for our Community Gardeners.

We suggest a small donation for attendees.

Please direct any questions to MaryAnn at gardens3@capitalroots.org.

Garlic Festival – September 18th at 1:00PM at Pearl 

 

One clove of garlic planted in late fall yields a whole head of garlic come midsummer. Learn to grow, harvest, store, and cook with garlic, an easy to grow crop and culinary staple. 

 

RSVP by email to our gardens organizer, MaryAnn.

Garlic Festival – September 21th at 6:00PM at Douw 

 

One clove of garlic planted in late fall yields a whole head of garlic come midsummer. Learn to grow, harvest, store, and cook with garlic, an easy to grow crop and culinary staple. 

 

RSVP by email to our gardens organizer, MaryAnn.

Climate Change and the Importance of Urban Green Space – September 22nd at 5:30PM on WebEx with Mark Lowery 

 

Climate change will raise the probability of extreme weather events and have negative consequences for food supplies. Mark Lowery, Assistant Director of the New York State Office of Climate Change, will discuss the causes and effects of climate change, provide a brief overview of state climate change programs, and describe the role of urban green space in mitigating and adapting to climate change.

 

RSVP by email to our gardens organizer, MaryAnn.

Intro to Seed Saving – September 27th at 6:00PM at Morris

 

Seed saving is a way to preserve the qualities of your favorite varieties of vegetables year after year. Learn tips for selecting plants, harvesting seeds at the right time, how to store them safely, and common seed lifespans. Experienced seed savers can feel free to bring along seeds that you have saved to show or share with the class.

 

RSVP by email to our gardens organizer, MaryAnn.

Garlic Festival – October 11th at 6:00PM at Vale

 

One clove of garlic planted in late fall yields a whole head of garlic come midsummer. Learn to grow, harvest, store, and cook with garlic, an easy to grow crop and culinary staple. 

 

RSVP by email to our gardens organizer, MaryAnn.

Intro to Seed Saving – October 9th at 10:00AM at 11th and Eagle

 

Seed saving is a way to preserve the qualities of your favorite varieties of vegetables year after year. Learn tips for selecting plants, harvesting seeds at the right time, how to store them safely, and common seed lifespans. Experienced seed savers can feel free to bring along seeds that you have saved to show or share with the class.

RSVP by email to our gardens organizer, MaryAnn.