Learn what vegetables to plant now to reap a harvest before and after first frost. Also learn about best practices for fall care of perennial gardens, and the importance of leaving seedheads and other debris for the garden ecosystem.
Native bees and other pollinators rely on not just flowers, but also need places to raise their young. Learn about the different native bees and butterflies you might find in your home garden and how to attract more.
We will explore Fernbank Science Center’s staff several compost demonstration methods, build a compost pile, and learn how to make worm bins and compost tea. We will also look into the microscopic world of the soil food web and learn why it’s important and how to nourish it.
This class will focus on native trees as well as fruit trees, vines and shrubs hardy in DeKalb County. Take advantage of cold weather for tree planting and tree care.