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Seed SwapFebruary 23, 2013
Date(s) - 02/23/2013
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodward High School
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Celebrate the kick-off of the gardening season at the 9th annual Seed Swap! Browse thousands of seeds and swap your favorites with other gardeners. We’ll also have informative workshops, gardening advice, children’s activities and more!
Workshop details below!
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12:15 – 1:00
Getting Started in Vegetable Garden Design
Presented by Matthew Ross, Owens Community College Professor of Urban Agriculture and Landscape Turfgrass Management
Learn basics for designing your vegetable garden, such as picking the right plants and quantity for your needs and site conditions. New and seasoned gardeners will learn the best practices for what to do with all the amazing seeds collected during the Seed Swap.
1:15 – 2:00
To Bee or Not to Bee!
Presented by Karen Wood, Beekeeper & Community Garden Farmer
This workshop will let you know if you are really ready to get into the world of beekeeping! Learn common mistakes to avoid, how to get bees and equipment, expenses, problem solving and more. Each attendee will receive several helpful handouts and resources.
2:15 – 3:00
Plant to Plate
Presented by Lee Richter, Program Assistant Agriculture & Natural Resources
& Patrice Powers-Barker, Extension Educator, Family & Consumer Sciences
Part of OSU Extension’s Local Food Signature Program features information on easy-to-grow, economical, edible plants. This workshop covers everything from planting through harvest to washing, preserving and preparing simple, tasty, healthy recipes. This program is designed to inform and inspire gardeners of all skill levels as well as tempt the taste buds!go back
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