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The Forge Garden

News and Events related to The Forge Garden, SCU's organic community garden.

The Forge Garden
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The Forge Garden

News and Events related to The Forge Garden, SCU's organic community garden.

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  •  Water-Wise Gardening Workshop (Aug 16)

    Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014
    Learn how to convert your landscape into a low-water use garden, as well as local rebate programs, company services and DIY options.

    Water-Wise Gardening Workshop | Sat., August 16, 10am | Forge Garden
    Details: Learn why and how to convert your landscape and gardening techniques into beautiful, easy, and low-water usage systems. Learn about the rebate programs offered locally, landscape companies, nurseries, and DIY options.

    Topics include:

    • Learn about rebate programs to remove/replace your lawn
    • See examples of xeriscape gardening
    • Learn about different natives and drought tolerant plans

    Click here to register!

    *All events are open to the public, free, and family friendly!

  •  Preserving the Harvest, Part 1: Pickles (Aug 2nd)

    Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014
    Cooking at the Forge
    A workshop all about preserving and turning cucumbers, squash, carrots, and other vegetables into fresh pickles.

    Preserving the Harvest, Part 1: Pickles, Sat., August 2, 10am | Forge Garden
    Details: Everyone loves pickles! Do you know how easy they are to make? This workshop will cover basic recipes and techniques for turning cucumbers, squash, carrots, and other vegetables into delicious fresh pickles.

    Topics include:

    • Basic ingredients and recipes
    • Equipment and instructions needed
    • Vegetables to use and how to prepare them

    Click here to register!

    *All events are open to the public, free, and family friendly!

  •  Join the garden mailing list

    Friday, Oct. 11, 2013
    Receive first access to all our awesome workshops, special events, produce shares, and garden workdays!

     Join the Forge Garden Mailing list! 

    You will get first access to all our awesome workshops, special events, produce shares, and garden workdays! 

     

     

  •  Workshop: Gardening 101

    Sunday, Apr. 21, 2013
    Join us for a presentation on garden preparation, planting, soils, and garden maintenance, followed by a tour of the garden and Q&A session.

    Spring is in the air and it is time to get your garden ready for summer! If you are a first time gardener, or an avid green thumb, you will enjoy this workshop at the Forge!

    The Forge Garden in SCU's organic education and demonstration garden, located on Sherman St, behind Lucas Hall. Vegetables, fruits, and flowers are grown year-round at the Forge by students, faculty, staff, and community members.

    For this workshop, the Garden Manager, Rose, will give a short presentation on garden preparation, planting basics, soil amendment, and garden maintenance, followed by a tour of the garden and open forum for questions and discussion.

    Register at:http://www.scu.edu/hr/calendar/hrpwellness_monthly.cfm?event=20397&sched=52755

     

    Learn more about The Forge - on the web: www.scu.edu/theforge and on facebook: www.facebook.com/theforgegarden. Contact us at theforge@scu.edu.