Built for gardening beginners, plant lovers, and experienced growers alike, this workshop is a whirlwind tour about where soil comes from, its components, its behavior, and how to make the best of what you already have at home.
This is an in-person workshop taking place on May 29, 2021 from 8:00 am to 11:00 am at:
507 Bruce St, Suite 202, Verona WI 53593 (find it on Google Maps)
You will learn:
The basics about various soil fertility parameters such as pH and liming needs, nutrients, texture, and structure
How to take a soil sample and send it for a lab analysis
Generalities about primary nutrients and their value in plant and human nutrition and the various nutrients sources you can use in your gardening activities
Basics of plant nutrition, timing of nutrient use by the plants, and sources of information for learning about nutrient deficiencies in various crops.
This course is led by agronomist and soil scientist Mauricio Avila, who has a Ph.D. in Soil Chemistry from the Department of Soil Science at UW-Madison. To reserve your spot, register by May 26!
Contact us with any questions.