Gardening and Herbs
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Gardening - Organic Gardening, Container Gardening, Perennials, Bulbs, and Landscape Garden Design

Gardening Teachers Wanted! Please email or call (203) 431-2812 if you are intersted in teaching gardening classes!

Mushroom Walk with Mycologist, Zaac Chaves

Spring Mushroom Walk with Mycologist, Zaac Chaves
Grab a notebook and join Zaac Chaves on a mycologically focused ecological tour in Ridgefield. During this outing we will identify spring mushrooms. You will help us catalog species (including possibly rare sightings) and even help document increasing evidence of climate change locally. No experience required. Zaac Chaves works on species surveys for several sites and sometimes with organizations including Harvard University, the New York Botanical Gardens, and the National Parks Service. We have found several new species at many sites and are also helping recognize others which are rare and disappearing. He also serves as the chief editor of the Boston Mycological Club Bulletin, established in 1897.

1 Session $ 29 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 25)
Sat., 6/10 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon at a park in Ridgefield. Directions sent after registration.


Vegetable Gardening ~ Organic
How to grow organically a wide variety of vegetables suitable for our climate. This course will cover everything you need to know about organic vegetable gardening - from purchasing seeds or plants, growing on, fertilizing, controlling pests to harvesting. Instructor Eileen Burton, a long term gardening instructor, is a former Horticultural Manager for a large non-profit and also had a garden design business.

Available Spring 2023. Call (203) 431-2812 or email ridgefieldcontinuingeducation@gmail.comto be on a notification list.