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Winter Cover Crops & Green Manures for the Garden

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Winter Cover Crops & Green Manures for the Garden

  • Farmer D Organics 2154 Briarcliff Rd NE Atlanta, GA, 30329 United States (map)

Lay your garden to a productive rest this winter for a healthier, more productive garden next year. Join local Homesteader Joey Zeigler of Zeigler Homestead Services to learn about winterizing your vegetable garden with the use of hearty winter cover crops and green manures. 

Discover the great advantages of using cover crops in the off season such as improved soil health and biology, place holding for the spring crops, early spring foraging for honey bees, improved winter garden aesthetics and more. As part of the workshop you’ll receive cover crop seeds for 100 sq. ft. of your own garden including winter rye, Austrian winter pea, and hairy vetch.  Come learn how to build healthy soil with us the sustainable way! 

PLEASE NOTE: The time of day on this workshop is subject to change. If you register and the time changes, you'll be updated immediately.

About the Instructor:
Joey Zeigler operates a local business, Zeigler Homestead Services, that helps folks setup food systems in their backyard, including: chicken keeping, coop building, garden coaching, orcharding, passive and active rainwater harvesting systems, custom carpentry and many more homesteading efforts.  Joey has participated in the 2012 Urban Coop Tour of Atlanta, the 2013 Decatur Garden Tour, and sits on the board of directors for Morningside Farmers Market, and is a regular speaker on sustainable agriculture and homesteading techniques. 

 ** Want to become a member of Georgia Organics and save on classes while supporting the local food movement? Join today!**

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