Organic gardening

Raising your food

Upcoming Dates: March 30-31 & September 21-22, 2019
Costs: $45 youth / $60 adults ** Ask about group rate for troops.
Length of Time: Saturday 9:30am - Sunday 2:30pm

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Class Description

It is definitely a "work"shop. Get your hands in the dirt and help out.

  • Learn about how to plan and then plant a vegetable garden.

  • What grows good in our area of Texas.

  • Seed information disclosed - viability, heirloom, organic, hybrid.

  • Herbs for cooking and for health. 

  • Why and how to stay organic.

  • Soil the foundation for gardening

  • Composting, how, what, when, why.

  • Use of gardening tools and proper care and maintenance.

  • Fruit tree planting, pruning, harvesting. Other fruits.

  • Raising Chickens for eggs and meat.

  • Cooking healthy meals with your harvest.

Bring your own lunches.

Dinner Saturday night and Breakfast Sunday morning will be provided and used as teaching time to cook healthy foods. 

Girl Scouts coming to earn their It's Your Planet Love It Journey will need to do a Take Action project Sunday after lunch to complete the requirements for this rank. We will help you with every step to get this accomplished.