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Garden cover crop workshop Sept. 6

Cover crop mix in urban garden.

Cover crop mix in urban garden.

Calling all Gardeners! Would you like to: Improve your soil? Add nutrients for next year’s veggies? Start out with a weed-free plot next Spring?

Come learn how at the workshop led by Megan M. Gregory, Graduate Research Assistant, The Agroecology Lab, Cornell University:

Cover Cropping for Healthy Soils
Friday, September 6, 6:00-7:30 pm
Ithaca Community Gardens — West Garden Gazebo

At this workshop you will:

  • Learn cover crop basics, benefits, and how to select cover crops for different seasons & purposes (building organic matter, adding nitrogen through the use of legumes, suppressing weeds, etc.)
  • Participate in a planting demonstration
  • Get free seeds for your garden!

Directions: Turn north from Route 13 onto 3rd Street (toward the Farmers’ Market). Turn left onto Carpenter Circle (BEFORE the railroad tracks). Come through the gate on your right to enter the West side of the garden.

Please see this flier for more information and spread the word to your fellow gardeners!

For more information please contact Megan at: meganmgregory1@gmail.com or 847-287-7794.

Learn more about garden cover cropping at Megan’s Garden Ecology Project website/blog. (Also available in Spanish: Proyecto Ecología de los Huertos.)

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