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Be Your Own Grocer - Class 11: Growing Fruit in Small Spaces

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In this class, part of our "Be Your Own Grocer" course, you will learn everything you need to know to grow food is a small space.

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In this class, we will cover:

1) Choosing Fruits – What fruits will do best in your garden?

2) Best practices for planting, - Techniques to foster success right from the start.

3) Caring for trees and shrubs – Tree circles, mulching, watering, fertilizing.

4) Choosing Berries – Some things to think about when purchasing small fruit plants.

5) Growing in Containers – Advantages and disadvantages of growing fruits in containers, and some special considerations.

6) Common Fruit Tree and Shrub Problems - How to identify problems and find solutions.

This class includes a Worksheet on pollination charts and resources for identifying common problems.

This class is part of the "Be Your Own Grocer" course, a 12-week program that will teach you everything you need to know to grow your own food. You can take this class, or any of the other classes in the course, for $20 each. Or you can take the entire 12-week program for only $120, saving you 50% off the per class price. To learn more or to register, please visit our Be Your Own Grocer event page.

This class is offered by Transition Nanaimo Society and is taught by Connie Kuramoto. Connie has been teaching Horticulture for over 30 years, and gardening for even longer. She was a technician and instructor for Vancouver Island University for 20 years, and currently teaches on contract for North Island College and Gaia College, as well as numerous workshops and talks throughout Vancouver Island and beyond. Connie has worked in the Horticulture Industry in Greenhouses, Market Gardens, Florist Shops, Farms, and has managed her own Horticulture Training and Service Business, Gardens on the Go for nearly ten years. She grows the majority of the vegetables and fruits she eats in her half acre garden. She can provide specialized workshops and training in many different aspects of Horticulture, and is available for pruning, one on one pruning classes, and garden consultations.

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