Category Archives: Gardening classes and opportunities to learn

If you want to learn more about gardening, check out these classes, workshops or other opportunities

Do You Know Your GMO?

Did you know that: Genetically engineered foods (often called Genetically Modified Organisms, or GMOs) are labeled or banned in 64 other countries, but not in the USA. GMOs are in 85% of the processed foods in America. Many GMO crops … Continue reading

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Videos of yours truly!

Finally! I get to explain “organic” so that it can be understood! Visit these links: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AG-hs5LnfIg and others (see my Videos links, below, on your right).

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Tomato Workshop coming soon!

  Mark your calendar! Saturday, May 21 at 2:00 pm, I am hosting another tomato workshop. Please inquire at judyfrankel@gmail.com to reserve a space.

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Meet me at the Healthy Living Festival!

Peggy Curry, my friend and founder of Growing Great, is hosting a Healthy Living Festival this Sunday, May 15th at 12pm-4pm at the Metlox and 13th Street Plaza in Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 This is their 5th year hosting the … Continue reading

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Tomato Workshop

Mark your calendar: Saturday, April 30 at 2 pm at my “farmette”. Please RSVP to: 310-750-6686 and receive address/directions. $5.00 per person admission. Learn about: indeterminate vs determinate How to plant a “start” How to remove suckers How to tie/stake/cage … Continue reading

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“Secrets of Soil” Workshop January 29th 1 pm

Secrets of Soil Workshop   January 29 at 1:00 pm   By popular demand!     Learn: ·      how to use mulch, amendments and green manures ·      about soil microbes and how do I get some? ·      what a soil … Continue reading

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Cornerstone Elementary learns seed starting!

With the help of Sharona Byrnes, I assisted two classes of 5th grader volunteers in putting together a dozen flats for seed starting yesterday! Then we took the trays to the classrooms to plant winter crops. The kids had so … Continue reading

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Order your fruit trees/brambles/bushes now!

Contact me immediately 310-750-6686 if you want to purchase the following fruit trees, vines, bushes: Blueberries Raspberries & Blackberries Pome fruits: Apples, Pears, Asian Pears, Quince (but not loquat) Stone fruits: Peaches, Nectarines, Plums, Prunes, Apricots, Cherries Unusual varieties: Apriums, … Continue reading

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Peach/nectarine tree pruning workshop

On Sunday, September 26 at 3 pm, I will be holding a workshop to show how to prune a peach or nectarine tree. The best way to keep a tree small and manageable is to do an aggressive pruning in … Continue reading

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Upcoming Workshops

This Saturday, September 4th, I will be hosting two (2) Tomato Workshops, as I have mentioned in my last post. Just email me whether you want to come at 10 am or 11:30 am at judyfrankel@gmail.com. Hurry, as spaces will … Continue reading

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