Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Upcoming Sustainable Farming Event...

The Jemison, Alabama-based Petals from the Past (located roughly between Birmingham and Montgomery off of I-65) is offering an interesting free event this Saturday. I'll be attending with several friends so make sure and say hello if you attend.

Here's a link to details:
Saturday March 14, 2009 A Sustainable Approach to Gardening -Part 2

10:30am Time to Plant - Edwin Marty - Edwin Marty is the executive director of Jones Valley Urban Farms and he will guide you through plant selection, planting and care and maintenance of edibles incorporated in your landscape.

12:00 Lunch can be ordered for $10.00 or you may bring your own. Reservations required. Please call before 3:00pm on March 13 to make your your lunch reservation. 205-646-0069

12:30 Who's Hiding in Your Backyard- Taylor Hatchett - Let Taylor Hatchett, Regional Extension Agent help you with pest management methods that are safe. Learn how to identify and control common pests that would love to make a buffet out of your landscape.