The events below are organized by nonprofits and farms in our community. We encourage you to explore their workshops and continue your gardening education!
Shiitake Mushroom Log Inoculation Saturday, Mar 24 Noon @ The Green Project, 2831 Marais Street Must register in advance, $60 Join us for a hands on workshop where we will inoculate logs with shiitake mushroom. The cost covers you to make and bring home a log with mushroom spawn and our homegrown beeswax to seal it. We will also cover some background and basics of mushrooms, so come ready with questions! We will be using power drills. If you have one,…
Building Brick Beds Permaculture Style Sunday, Mar 25 Noon @ Southbound Gardens, 3700 Toledano $15 Suggested donation At Southbound Gardens, we are building the coolest 'mandala' raised bed ever! We will discuss the efficiency of permaculture design vs straight rows, and then get hands on with area prep, laying out the design, and working with brick.
Raising Urban Chickens Saturday, Mar 31 Noon @ Southbound Gardens, 3700 Toledano $15 Suggested donation, free to Hollygrove residents Learn all you need to know to raise some happy healthy chickens with happy healthy eggs here in New Orleans. Coops and runs, raising chicks, egg production, buying adult birds, egg-eaters and broody hens, feed, and more!
Family Garden Class with Friends of Lafitte Greenway. When: Saturday, October 21st 9am-10:30am Where: ReFresh Community Garden on Conti side of 300 N Broad St.
Basics of Beekeeping Saturday Apr 14 Noon @ Southbound Gardens, 3700 Toledano $15, must register in advance. Free to Hollygrove residents. We will be demonstrating our urban beekeeping operation and teaching you all the most important steps to get your apiary started. Taught by our good friend and Southbound Gardens' beekeeper Caryn Hassel.