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Olive's Workshops

Gardening Through the Seasons: Seed Starting & Transplanting

Regular price $65.00
Regular price Sale price $65.00

Instructor: Karen Hurtubise

Thursday, May 4

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Adult 18+ 

All Levels 

Let’s plant some tomatoes! Learn all about seed starting and basic transplanting tips and tricks. We’ll also talk about companion planting with tomatoes, basil, and marigolds while gaining knowledge of seed companies, seed selection and how to grow hardy transplants. Leave with several types of starter plants and seeds as well as the confidence to grow a strong garden.  Bring any seeds you have questions about and seeds to share if you like.

All materials, plants, and seeds are included in the Materials Kit Fee of $10 PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR at the time of the workshop.  

*Payment by cash or check is required for materials fees.  

Students Supply List: 

  • Gardening gloves
  • Apron (optional) 
  • Note-taking materials (optional) 

Karen Hurtubise and her husband have a small farm in Hayesville, NC where they grow diverse crops including turmeric, ginger, mushrooms, and native plants. They began a large organic vegetable, flower, herb, and fruit garden after arriving in Brasstown for the homesteading course at the Folk School in 1981. Rodale Organic Gardening magazine awarded them a prize for their garden in 1984. Karen continues to be a passionate advocate for healthy food, farm, and forest stewardship. She is the Folk School's Resident Artist in Gardening and Nature Studies.

Photo by Markus Spiske 

 Photo by Meg MacDonald