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Straw Bale Gardening – Cancelled
March 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Limited garden space? Poor soil? Just want to try a new and unique gardening technique? Consider straw bale gardening! Join Convivium Farm Manager, A.J., for this unique one hour class where you will explore the benefits and challenges of growing in a bale of straw as well as learn how to prepare, plant, and maintain a straw bale garden. Class cost is $10. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE.
Optional Workshop: For those interested in building a straw bale planter to take home, stay after class for this optional workshop! All materials will be ready to assemble and A.J. will instruct and help throughout the building process. Participants are welcome to completely assemble the planter in Convivium’s workshop or you can take the pieces to assemble at home.
Cost per planter is $75 and includes one planter box on wheels, with trellis and irrigation. Straw bale not included.
Box Dimensions: the planter box (pictured here) is 44” x 16.5” with a 4 ft. trellis (total height once assembled is 6 ft.).
Note: Optional workshop registration closes at 5 pm on Wednesday, March 11. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE.