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Learn about Backyard Gardening with Henry Homeyer

Backyard Organic Gardening with Henry Homeyer

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

$35.00 – $175.00

Backyard Organic Gardening with Henry Homeyer

Cultivating Green Spaces Gardening Series

Saturday, March 9, 2024

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn how to transform your outdoor space into a thriving oasis of greenery when you attend Backyard Organic Gardening with Henry Homeyer, the first in our five part series Cultivating Green Spaces. Seasoned gardening expert, Henry Homeyer, will guide you through the art and science of building a vibrant 10 ft. x 12 ft backyard garden.

Workshop Highlights:

Introduction to Backyard Organic Gardening: Learn the basics of organic backyard gardening including understanding soil.

Planning Your Garden: Learn to design a garden layout that maximizes space and caters to your preferences and needs.

Plant Selection and Care: Discover the best suited plants for your climate, still type, and available space. Understand the fundamentals of plant care, including watering, fertilizing, and pest control.

Q&A: Have your garden questions answered by our experienced instructor.

By the end of this workshop, you’ll leave with the knowledge and confidence to cultivate and maintain a thriving backyard garden. Join us in fostering a connection with nature and creating a greener, more sustainable living space for you and your family.

Cultivating Green Spaces Gardening Series (see individual listings for details of other workshops in the series):

Backyard Organic Gardening 

Saturday, March 9, 2024   10:00 am  – 12:00 pm

Fruitful Harvest: A Home Garden Workshop on Growing Your Own Fruits

Saturday, March 23, 2024   10:00 am – 12:00pm

Hands-on Pruning: Cultivating Healthy Gardens with Precision

Saturday, March 23, 2024   1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Cultivating Biodiversity: Gardening with Native Plants for Pollinators

Saturday, April 13, 2024   10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Rooting Out Invasives: Identifying and Managing Invasive Plant Species

Saturday, April 13, 2024   1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Spaces are limited, so secure your spot today and embark on the path to a greener tomorrow!

Sign up for this class only:

Museum Member – $35/person

Non-Member – $40/person

Sign up for the series of 5 workshops:

Museum Member – $150/person

Non-Member – $175/person

All proceeds from this workshop go to support the educational mission of Enfield Shaker Museum.

Coming from a distance? Why not plan to stay overnight in the historic Great Stone Dwelling? Check out room availability here.

Want to know more about Henry Homeyer?

Henry Homeyer (The Gardening Guy) is a lifelong organic gardener living in Cornish, NH, where he has been planting flowers and trees since 1970. He is the author of four gardening books and has written a weekly gardening column for newspapers around New England for more than 24 years. He teaches organic gardening workshops throughout New England and is a regular monthly commentator on Vermont Public Radio.


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Enfield Shaker Museum
447 NH Route 4A
Enfield, NH 03748 United States
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