Propagation 2016

Interested in raising healthy seedlings from seed to transplant?
Farm School NYC's Spring Propagation Class

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Below you can find out all the details about Farm School NYC's Propogration course, as well as our other Spring 2016 offerings!

If you have any questions we don't cover here, you can reach out to Farm School NYC's director, Onika Abraham anytime.

Propagation 2016

March 23 - April 9, 2016
Wednesdays, 6 -9 pm, Saturdays, 10 - 2 pm

This course will cover the basic aspects of plant propagation and best practices for raising healthy seedlings from seed to transplant, including: Plant reproduction, the use and management of propagation tools such as greenhouses and hoop houses (managing microclimates, pests and diseases, and record keeping), creating and using propagation media such as soil mixes and common containers, and proper watering techniques for different types of seedlings and stages of growth.

This session will be taught by Farm School NYC's Director Onika Abraham and faculty member Molly Culver

Additional 2016 Spring Courses

Growing Soil: Essential to growing healthy plants is growing healthy soil. This course will cover everything from basic soil science, soil remediation and the current state of NYC soils to soil fertility, proper irrigation and cultivation, and compost (biology and system construction).

April 13 - May 21, 2016
Wednesdays, 6 -9 pm
Saturdays, 10 - 2 pm

NYC as an Ecosystem: This course will provide an overview of the forces which shape our ecosystem, both natural and man-made. We will discuss geology, hydrology, vegetation patterns, wildlife, Native American history, and disturbance. Students will leave the course with an understanding of how to apply these concepts in an agricultural setting.

June 1 - 11, 2016
Wednesdays, 6 -9 pm
Saturdays, 10 - 2 pm