Monday, September 5, 2011

Free class on season extending

· What: Cold frame construction and use workshop.

· Who: Hosted by local enthusiast, Michael Taylor.

· Where: West Salem Boys & Girls Club Community Garden. 925 Gerth St. NW. Salem, OR.

· When: Saturday, September 10th, 10am –12pm.

· How: RSVP by September 7th. This event is free and open to the public.

About the workshop: This class is intended to introduce participants to cold frame construction and gardening while leaving individuals with a greater understanding of the techniques used to extend harvest seasons and establish earlier growing seasons. Class will cover concepts such as site selection, construction, heating and managing through seasons. This is a hands on class so intend to get a little dirty!

About the presenter: Michael Taylor holds a an M.S. in Environmental Education and was on the Board of Directors for the Garden Institute located in Camden, Maine. He has spent the majority of his life living in New England learning and practicing the techniques of cold weather gardening. Michael currently lives in Keizer, OR and works for the Greenhouse Catalog as their Education Coordinator and Customer Service representative.

RSVP to or call 503-581-3855 x329.