Welcome Master Gardener Class of 2014!
It was a pleasure to meet you all in our first class yesterday and to hear from you about your knowledge and passion for programs and sharing information.
I am sorry that we ran a bit short on time with the seed starting presentation. I plan to begin next weeks class with questions and to go over the seed starting chart and how to make newspaper pots before we start our soils part I class and worm composting.
Here is a YouTube Video on building the stand I did a few years back:
Homework and Manual
Each week I will post the readings for the upcoming class. Much of this will come from the online manual. Here is a link to it, you may wish to bookmark this page:
Please read Chapter 1 Healthy Soils and Chapter 2, Organic Matter: What It Is And Why It Is So Important in Building Soils for better Crops
Familiarize yourself with the Soils Chapter of your Online Manual and in particular review:
Worm Compost Readings
A couple of worm composting fact sheets to review in advance of our next class:
That’s enough for week 1, see you Thursday!