2017 Saturday Workshops in May


The Central Peninsula Garden Club is hosting various Workshops each Saturday in the month of May. There are several different workshops each Saturday to attend. Be sure to sign up now to reserve your space as most workshops have limited capacity. Registration will take place at the Home Show in April or online after the Home Show. All registration will be done online thru the Central Peninsula Garden Club website.
 
Please read descriptions carefully for details. Some workshops may overlap in time. Workshops are NOT at the same locations. You must allow for travel time between events.
 
Cost: $5 registration fee per workshop. There may be additional fees based on the workshop you choose to attend. Registration will be collected when you register for your workshops.
 
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May 6th Workshops

9-10AM - Vermiculture: How to use worm castings for compost in your organic garden. Presented by Michael Hicks of Grandpas in Kasilof

Michael will discuss using worm castings as compost.in your organic garden. He has a presented his methods of using vermiculture to the garden club in the last year.

Location: Kenai Peninsula Food Bank on K-Beach Road. 

Limit: 15


Yes, I'd like to attend
 
10-11AM - Growing Winter Squash in and outside of a High Tunnel with Velma Bittick, Gardener Extraordinaire
 
Velma will cover recommended seed varieties, starting, transplanting, growing, proper picking, use and storage of grown winter squash.
 
Location:  Kenai Peninsula Food Bank on K-Beach Rd.
 
Limit: 20
 
Yes, I'd Like to attend

 

11:30AM-12:30PM - Growing Potatoes  in Buckets or containers  with Velma Bittick

Learn the steps for a successful potato crop in containers;  from variety selection, soil requirements, watering and digging.

Location:  Kenai Peninsula Food Bank on K-Beach Rd.

Limit:  20

Yes, I'd like to attend

 

11AM-12:30PM - Create a Hanging Basket with Connie Royal of Connie's Flowers

Learn from an expert who puts together hundreds of lovely hanging baskets every season. Walk out of your workshop with your hanging basket complete.   Plants  are NOT provided, and may be purchased on site in the greenhouse or you may bring your own.

Supply Fees: $15 payable at workshop, includes basket and potting soil. Additional cost for flowers, depending on what you choose.

Location: Connie's Flowers on Strawberry Red.

Limit 10.

Yes, I'd like to attend

 

1-3PM - Seed Starting and transplanting with Don Adams

Seed starting and multiple transplanting techniques and growing tips  for your garden production.  Don has a High Tunnel and grows wonderful vegetables.

Location:  Van Dyke St. This is near Longmere lake. More specific directions given to attendees.

Limit 8.

Yes, I'd like to attend

 

3:30-4:30PM - Pruning Workshop with Curtis Stigall, Arborist

Curtis will discuss and show how to  prune shrubs and trees for healthy growth and size. Bring Garden Gloves and pruners if you have them for a hands on experience.

Location: Knight Drive

Limit 12.

Yes, I'd like to attend


May 13th Workshops


 

10AM-12PM - Green House Management before, during and clean up after growing  season  has ended with Jane and Will Madison

Learn tips and tricks about home greenhouse management from expert gardeners; including demonstration with tips for planting and growing tomatoes, rhubarb, potatoes, onions and flowers. 

Location:  Keystone Drive- out E. Redoubt. More specific directions given to  attendees.

Limit:12.

 

REPEATED SAME DAY AT 2-4 PM.

Yes, I'd like to attend

 

11AM-12:30PM - Fun with Fish Bones: Why and how to use Alaska Fish Bones as an organic amendment with Robert Craig

Learn about the microbiology of Alaska fish bone fertilizer that feeds the plants naturally. Learn how to determine and manage application timing  and the process. 

Location: Stubblefield Drive, off Tote Rd.  More specific directions given to attendees.

Limit: 20

Yes, I'd like to attend

 

1-2:30PM - Organic Perennial Gardening on a Budget with Leslie Boyd

Learn to divide, plant, compost and fertilize perennials; and  how to develop plant combinations through experimentation.

Location:  Off K-Beach Rd towards Kasilof. More specific directions given to attendees.

Limit 12.

Yes, I'd like to attend

 

2-4PM - Greenhouse Management before, during growing season and clean up after season has ended with Jane and Will Madison

Learn tips and tricks about home greenhouse management from expert gardeners; including tips for planting and growing tomatoes, rhubarb, potatoes, onions and flowers.

Location:  Off E. Redoubt Rd. More specific directions given to attendees.

Limit 12

This Workshop is a repeat of the morning workshop by the same name. Same information given out.

Yes, I'd like to attend


May 20th  Workshops


 
9-10AM - Growing in a High Tunnel with Cheryl and Steve Beeson
 
Learn about growing vegetables and fruits (apples, cherries and berries) in a high tunnel. View and discuss  planting in raised beds, irrigation systems, soil development methods, placement for sun, shade and ventilation. 
 
Location: Kenai Spur Hwy, approximately 3 miles. Specific directions will be given to attendees. 
 
Limit:  15
 
Yes, I'd like to attend

 

10-12PM - Pros and Cons of Growing in a High Tunnel with Tom Gotcher

Tom will discuss the pros and cons for growing vegetables in a high tunnel and in Low Tunnels.

Location:  Part 1- Kenai Peninsula Food Bank on K-Beach Rd.

Part 2: (optional and weather and terrain dependent) Tom and Velma's gardens. More specific directions will be given to attendees.

Limit: 20

Yes, I'd like to attend

 

12:30-2:30PM - Landscape Design with Nancy Casey

Review, discuss and evaluate existing site, problem solve area leading to redesign of your yard or just fix some of the landscaping issues of your yard or garden area.

Location: Marion Nelson's yard off of Kenai Spur Hwy.

Limit: 15

Yes, I'd like to attend

 

3-4:30PM - Tree, Shrub and Lawn Maintenance with Curtis Stigall

Learn How to prune shrubs and  trees for healthy growth and size; and proper lawn maintenance. Bring garden gloves and pruners, if you have them, for a hands on experience.

Location: Knight Drive. More specific directions will be given to attendees.

Limit 12.

Yes, I'd like to attend


May 27th Workshops


 
9-10AM - Raising Chickens for Eggs and Meat with Sarah Donchi
 
In this workshop, Sarah will provide information about housing, feeding and health issues, what is needed to promote healthy egg production and yummy eatable chickens. 
 
Location:  Kenai Feed and Supply on K-Beach Rd. More specific directions will be given to attendees.
 
Limit:20.
 
 
Yes, I'd like to attend

 

10AM-12PM - Composting and Local Amendments Equals Healthy Growing  Soil with Jodie Anderson

Jodie will present this workshop on making and using compost along with adding locally available soil amendments to improve soil nutrients, which will help to grow awesome plants and food. This workshop will present a tutorial with an opportunity to ask questions and get answers from a very knowledgeable source.

Location:  Don Thompson's on K-Beach Rd. More specific directions will be given to attendees.

Limit 15.   

Yes, I'd like to attend

 

1:30-2:30PM -Make Herbal Balms and Salves with Mark Sheffert

A Hands-on workshop including gathering ingredients from yard, inoculating into oils. Learn how to preserve and process the ingredients and make them into balms and salves. Take a jar home with you.

Location: Juiliussen St., off of Beaver Loop.

 Limit:  6


Yes, I'd like to attend

 

3-4:30PM - Irrigation, Cold Frames and Mini Tunnels with Rupert Scribner and Sarah Donchi of Kenai Feed and Supply

Learn about the use of  irrigation, cold frames and mini tunnels for successful food production and extended planting and growing seasons. 

Location: Kenai Feed and Supply on K-Beach Rd. More specific directions given to attendees.

Limit: 25


Yes, I'd like to attend