The Work Smarter Not Harder Gardening

$198.00 $99.00

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Course Summary.

  •  Intro
    • a summary of what you will be learning in this course
    • intro to me and my history with gardening for over 15 years
  • discussing a typical garden dream story (what the garden everyone wants and what it looks like)
  • discussing reality’s garden story (discovering all the challenges that usually happen) then moving on with how to deal with those challenges
  • Do NOT till your garden!!!
    • We will discuss how tilling damages your soil and ruins your garden success for the whole season and longer
  • How do you properly prepare a garden when not tilling?
    • Discussion of materials and how to apply them for mulch gardening. Pros and cons of the different materials
  • Positive effects from mulch gardening and how it effects the following
    • weeds
    • pests
    • irrigation
    • fertilizer
    • disease
    • increase production
    • soil PH and microbiome
    • and more!
  • Worms -your best tiller!
  • When to plant
    • planting by the moon
    • Zones and frost dates
    • Plants preferred planting time
    • seasonal gardens
      • when to plant what
      • Making the most production out of your space by planting seasonal gardens
  • Where to plant and how to work with different landscape situations.
  • Working with retaining walls, raised beds, and containers
  • Making non usable areas usable.
  • What to plant
    • What do you like and eat a lot of..
      • Canning or fresh
      • Is it a single harvest or a continual harvest
      • Can you extend it’s season
      • Big or small quick or slow
      • Finding plants resistant to pest or disease 
  • You know what and when, now lets learn how.
    • plant spacing
    • companion planting ( for use of space, pest control, and plant rigor)
    • planning your garden in advance
    • learning to read packs
    • direct sow and transplanting
    • seed size and plant depth
    • bed verses row
    • learning to recognize seeds that need light or not covered
    • dealing with seeds that can’t dry out to germinate
  • Irrigation
    • one of the best benefit of mulch is the lack of work watering  and benefits of rain and dew
    • different types of irrigation
  • Weeds
    • best tools
    • prevention
    • moon cycle weeding
  • Pest
    • learn how to let nature help you
    • essential oils
    • companion planting
    • natural pesticides that really WORK including living ones that work for you
  • Harvesting
    • Cut and come again harvest
    • Pick and increase
    • Extending the garden
  • Intro to basic seed saving for  the everyday gardener

*This course is being given in a Facebook group setup as a social learning experience. You’ll get an email with the access link and more information on how the social learning experience works after you purchase the course.