October is a fine time to be in the garden. Less bugs, less heat, but still some good sunshine, rain, and decent planting windows. Make sure to keep your garden planted either in fresh veggies or by starting your over-wintered cover crop.
This update provides information on what to do right this minute in March to get the garden ready, what to plant now, how to prep the beds and what we have in store for our weather.
CLICK HERE for the registration link for the April 2021 Update in the Community Garden class which will be held on Thursday April 8th.
I will be creating monthly quick video updates on what is happening right now in the garden and posting them each month to summarize the monthly virtual garden walk classes in 2021.
This will allow backyard growers, community gardeners, urban farmers and teacher educators to get information quickly or on social if you do not have the time to attend or view the monthly virtual class events.
In this 4-and-a-half-minute update we will take a quick look at:
See you next month!
The kickoff to the 2021 growing season will be a virtual class held in partnership with the Greater Columbus Growing Coalition to talk a little Intro to Zoom plus review the 2020 growing year and take a look at our 2021 growing year. It is time to get ready to grow!
The class is free and open to the public so bring your friends and your questions. Registration to the webinar is required and the link is below.
You are invited to a CarmenZoom webinar.
When: Feb 4, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: GCGC Virtual Class
Register in advance for this webinar:https://osu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FqVALkHdTduDqhXKqlvz7w
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Any questions about this webinar should be directed to the webinar organizer.
Growing Over Winter is a great way to utilize all four seasons for food production in Ohio. Making the right choice for cold tolerant plantings as well as the use of season extension will allow the backyard grower, community gardener, teacher educator and urban farmer to harvest all 12 months of the year.
Below is a webinar recorded on 10/6 that discusses the various ways to extend your harvest through the cold months. Click the link at the bottom of the post for webinar access.
Do not want to watch a whole webinar? NO PROBLEM! Click here for an informative Growing Franklin post on How to Over Winter Spinach using Low Tunnels that has all the same short videos included.
There is a free class upcoming at Franklinton Farms. Bring your friends and your questions.
Click here to view, download or print the flyer –> FF Fall Soil Health 2019
The backyard grower, community gardener and urban farmer can keep the harvest going year round through a combination of indoor and outdoor plantings. Bring your friends and your questions to this free class in partnership with Grandview Heights Public Library.
Click here to view, download, or print the flyer –> Year Round Gardening GView Lib 2019
Ohio is a four season growing environment. Come to this free class to learn how the backyard grower, community gardener and urban farmer can keep the harvest going as well as build on soil health over winter.
To view, download or print the flyer click here –> Over Wintered Planting at 1200