FREE Workshops in May for the Backyard Farming Workshop Series

Both workshops are Saturday  from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Gutierrez-Hubbell House (6029 Isleta Blvd. SW)

Go to  www.bernco.gov/openspace to pre- register!

May 4th   ~   Water Wise Gardening

We live in a desert! Find out how to conserve water in your thirsty garden. Hosted by Amanda Bramble of the Ampersand Sustainable Learning Center, a permaculture project based outside of Cerriollos. acequiaParticipants will learn low-techonology and DIY solutions to address the sustainable use of our most precious resource. Amanda specializes in Sustainable Habitat Site Analysis and will speak to completed projects such as grey water and rainwater harvesting.

March 11th   ~   Composting Intensive

Come with your compost conundrums! Our expert, John Zarola from the Bernalillo County Master Composters will be on hand to give you the answers to your toughest compost questions. Participants will leave with information on both “hot” acompostnd “cold” composting methods as well as lists of what to add and what to avoid adding too much of in your compost. Leave with all the tools you need to compost effectively.

 

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