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DeKalb Cooperative Extension Homeowners Class Dunwoody Library Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 6pm

“Trees of Our Lives: Small Native Trees for the Landscape” – Dawn Hines, Master Gardener This presentation includes many photographs showing all aspects of tree care: choosing, planting, pruning, and the danger of non-native invasives (or exotics) to our landscapes and native areas.

“English Gardening through the Ages – Ideas for your Atlanta Garden” – Averil Bonsall, Master Gardener Coordinator for DeKalb County Come and hear about the different styles of gardens as they developed over the years in England, and get ideas about how you can use these same styles in your garden in the Atlanta area. Averil will show a lot of pictures of English gardens, including some from family gardens not open to the public.

Dawn is a DeKalb Master Gardener who began her gardening journey at a very early age. She spent the first 12 summers of her life playing among her grandmother’s gardens and listening to her grandmother’s dramatic readings. Today her love of the garden, enhanced by her love of the stage, encourages her to add to her collection of garden speeches.

Dawn encouraged and lead the creation of the Tucker Butterfly Garden on LaVista Rd in 2008 as a new DeKalb County Master Gardener Project. Dawn’s latest project is a Butterfly Presentation and Tour for Preschoolers.

Averil is a life-long English gardener who brought her love of gardening to Stone Mountain some thirty years ago. She now lives in Stone Mountain Village, and she and her husband are developing an English-style garden around their old bungalow and front porch! She also helps to maintain the Village Community Garden.

 

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 Truly Living Well Natural Urban Farms

 

Gardening Class – Saturday 10 July 2010

 

GreetingsMany of you have asked when Truly Living Well is conducting another gardening class. The next session is:
 
          Saturday 10 July 2010
          9 am to 1 p.m.
          3353 Washington Road, East Point 30344
          $50 per participant

 
The class will provide participants with an overview of natural and organic urban agricultural methods. This beginner’s course will prepare you for fall planting. The class will cover:
 
          Soil Preparation
          Soil Management
          Composting
          Vermiculture
          Crop Management
          ·        Seasonality
          ·        Planting
          ·        Multi-cropping and Plant Diversity
          ·        Companion Planting
          ·        Weed, Insect, Disease Control
 
This will be a hands-on learning experience conducted at our East Point site. You will leave with new knowledge, a packet of information and some fall seeds.
 
The cost is $50 per person. Class size is limited. To reserve a place mail a check to:

         Truly Living Well
         P.O. Box 90841
         East Point GA 30364

 You can also sign up through PayPal: admin@trulylivingwell.com
 
K. Rashid Nuri will teach the class. Rashid brings forty years of experience to Truly Living Well Natural Urban Farms. He now lends his experience to urban areas where good health and nutrition are lacking.
 
For further information contact:
 
K. Rashid Nuri
404.520.8331
or
rashid@trulylivingwell.com
 
Look forward to seeing you.
Peace                       

 

 
There is still time to purchase a CSA Subscription. The cost of your subscription this year is $400 for a full share and $250 for a half share. A registration form and full information can be found at:               http://trulylivingwell.com/subscribe.html

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Come get your food on Wednesday from 3 to 7 p.m. at 3353 Washington Road, East Point. Come early to get the best choices.
If you have specific questions, please get in touch.

Peace and Love

Truly Living Well Natural Urban Farms

 

 
 
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