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June 2019

Lunch & Learn: Everything Tomatoes

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

This week’s topic: Everything Tomatoes. Join Farm Manager, A.J. Shultz for this informative session on all things tomatoes – from general information to specific pruning techniques – bring your questions and leave with the confidence to successfully grow tomatoes in your garden this year. No need to register, session starts at 12 pm in front of the fireplace. Join us for a Lunch & Learn on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at Convivium Urban Farmstead. These hour-long…

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July 2019

Rain Barrel Workshop

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$55

If you want a morning that is barrels of fun, attend Convivium’s rain barrel workshop! Rain water is better for watering flowers, plants, and grass, and can help you save money and water. Rain barrels can be placed under your downspouts to capture runoff from the roof. Rain barrels purchased from retail sources can be expensive – come learn how to install, maintain, and build your own in this two hour, hands-on workshop! You will take home your own 55…

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Lunch & Learn: Manage Your Garden Pests

July 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

Join us for a Lunch & Learn two Wednesdays a month at Convivium. This week’s garden topic: Manage Your Garden Pests. Squash vine borer killing your zucchini? Cabbage worms putting holes in your kale? Join Farm Manager, A.J. to for an introduction to Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and take away some interesting and effective techniques to control pests in your garden this year. This event is free, no registration required.

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August 2019

Lunch & Learn: Guerilla Gardening

August 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Join us for a Lunch & Learn two Wednesdays a month at Convivium. This week’s garden topic: Guerilla Gardening. Though it sounds radical, guerilla gardening’s objective is simple: transform unused lands into gardens. Come learn how people all over are using shovels, compost, plants, bulbs, and seed bombs in an attempt to bring their communities back to life. You can even make a seed bomb of your own to take home! No registration required.

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September 2019

Herb Spiral Workshop

September 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$15

Do you have limited sun, space or time to garden? Want a highly productive, energy-efficient and attractive way to grow herbs? Upgrade your windowsill planter and consider a herb spiral! Join Convivium Farm Manager, A.J., for this interactive workshop where you will first learn the basics of what an herb spiral is and how it functions, and then assist in the actual building of an herb spiral in one of our neighborhood gardens. Information and advice will be provided on…

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