Plant seeds early indoors! You can use a greenhouse, cold frame, or South facing window to get your garden sprouting despite snow outside. The factors to ensure germination and transplant success include timing, soil composition, and watering techniques. Learn how to stage indoor plantings so that your colder season veggies (like spinach and lettuce) and warm season ones (like squash and tomatoes) are ready for the garden when the climate is right. Try your hand at transplanting seedlings from flats into pots and develop your own planting calendar.
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Our Spring Calendar
March 11 Simple Greywater Systems at UNM Los Alamos
March 18 Indoor Seed Propagation at Ampersand
March 25 Intro to Permaculture at SFCC
April 2 Ampersand Fundraiser Plant Sale in Madrid
April 8 Arid Land Restoration class at SFCC
May 6 Ampersand Fundraiser Plant Sale in Madrid
Our last two workshops, Water is Life and Developing a Permaculture Practice, have been so fun! Thanks to everyone who participated.
Ampersand Fundraiser Plant Sales!
We are excited for these plant sales Sunday April 2 and Saturday May 6 in Madrid, NM! In April we will offer lettuces, greens, and herbs that can be planted while there is still chance of frost. In May we will provide the chiles, tomatoes, cukes, and other plants to fill out the garden for summer. We are growing many heirloom and native varieties that are specially adapted to our arid climate. In the next newsletter, you will learn of some special varieties we will have for sale this year.
We are now accepting applications for Work-Trade positions starting in April. More info here.