Citizen Gardener 48

Repeats every week until Wed Feb 26 2014. Also includes Wed Feb 26 2014, Sat Mar 01 2014.
Saturday, February 22, 2014 (All day)

Event Details

Class Times
Saturday, Feb 22 from 9:00am-1:00pm
Wednesday, Feb 26 from 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Saturday, Mar 1 from 9:00am-1:00pm

This class series will teach you how to turn your bare ground or Bermuda Grass lawn into raised and in-ground garden beds that are small enough to manage, but big enough to provide real food. This hands-on course covers Central Texas specific topics and addresses the challenges and benefits to growing in our climate. Learn about composting, rainwater harvesting, mulching components, bio-intensive gardening, bed-building and more in a series of 3 classes. After completing the classes students complete 10 hours of volunteer work in any one of our partner gardens in order to gain the designation as Citizen Gardener. The hours spent as a volunteer enhance students gardening knowledge and build awareness in their communities about the benefits of gardening.


Course Fee is $45 for two hands-on classes and one evening discussion. SFC volunteers may take the class for $35 - for details contact Sophie Fuchs at [email protected].

$10 of the course fee is used to process a Criminal Background check, necessary for volunteering under any Sustainable Food Center programs. If you feel uncomfortable completing a CBC, please contact SFC as soon as possible.

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For more information on Citizen Gardener visit our webpage and join us on Facebook.

If you have any questions regarding registration or future Citizen Gardener classes please contact Sophie Fuchs at [email protected].


Posted by Permie Taelor on Wed, 02/05/2014 - 5:47pm

Event Location

Austin Discovery School
8509 FM 969 Ste 200
Austin, TX 78724
United States

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