Edible Landscaping with Fruit: a workshop with Lee Reich
posted 6 years ago
Check out this course on edible landscaping...
Edible Landscaping with Fruit: a workshop with Lee Reich July 21st, 9:00am - 3:00pm (Rain date-July 22nd) Lee Reich's farmden, New Paltz, NY
Join NOFA OLC for this unique opportunity to learn about edible landscaping from expert Lee Reich! This workshop will include site assessment, soil preparation, plant selection and maintenance, and using fruit in luscious landscaping.
It will also include a comprehensive review of topics such as assessing the soil, microclimates, timing for ripe fruit, drainage, soil organic matter, plant pruning, pests and consideration in selecting fruit trees.
Lee Reich, PhD is an avid farmdener (more than a garden, less than a farm) who turned from plant and soil research with the USDA and Cornell University to writing, lecturing, and consulting. His books include A Northeast Gardener's Year, The Pruning Book, Weedless Gardening, Uncommon Fruits for Every Garden, and Landscaping with Fruit. He writes regularly for Associated Press and publications such as Fine Gardening and Horticulture. His garden has been featured in such publications as the New York Times and Martha Steward Living, has won awards from National Gardening and Organic Gardening magazines, and has been included in "Open Days" tours of the Garden Conservancy.
For more information visit www.organiclandcare.net or call 203-888-5146