Design Basics for Edible Landscaping Series

January 8 - March 12, 2013 | 5 - 7 PM

Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom

2450 S. Milledge Ave. Athens, GA 30605

Cost: $50 Member Cost: $45.00


Learn how to turn your yard into an abundant source of food and pleasure! From the vegetable garden to fruits and berries, this class will explore integrating foods into your landscape.

Principles of Edible Landscaping

January 8, 2013 | 5 - 7 PM

Learn how to read your landscape, recognize and create microclimates, use plants for multiple functions, and to create biodiversity and work with nature for healthier plants and fewer pests.

Bringing the Soil to Life and Inviting Water

February 12, 2013 | 5 - 7 PM

Learn to create self-watering gardens that capture and store rainwater in the soil; we'll also discuss water- and labor-conservation techniques such as mulching, shading the soil, and drip irrigation.

The Edible Plants - Annuals and Perennials

March 12, 2013 | 5 - 7 PM

Explore the amazing world of perennial edible plants, including trees, shrubs, "perennials," and reseeding annuals; these plants require little care and can fill many roles and niches in your landscape, including places too wet, dry, or shady for annual vegetables.