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Yoga in the garden
Improve your posture and flexibility while surrounded by the beautiful setting of the community garden. No yoga experience needed. Bring a yoga mat and towel. Meet at the garden, located on McDonough Street, east of Mission Boulevard. In case of rain, we will meet in the Inwood Athletic Club Board Rooms.
What Made My Good Plant Go Bad?
Join Nancy Kuhajda, University of Illinois Extension Program Coordinator, as she gives an overview of the most common plant problems and what can be done to prevent their reoccurrence.
Pesticides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Oh My!
Learn to control weeds, pests, disease and other gardening troubles in a sustainable manner. This class covers both the use of organic materials and the use of organic cultural practices. The class is not so much anti-chemical as it is pro gardening in an environmentally friendly manner.
Content includes an overview of gardening in co-operation with the ecosystem of the garden, ways to build soil tilth and richness, plant nutrition using organic fertilizers, ways to grow a garden that are naturally resistant to pests and disease, and ways to work with nature in correcting garden problems.
The Complete Tomato
The tomato is the most popular home grown vegetable. The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates there are 25,000 tomato varieties. A juicy tomato is one of summer's greatest simple pleasures. Information on site selection, soil preparation, planting, growing and supporting the plants, and common problems will be covered.