Organic Invasive Removal - discount ends Monday

Early registration discount for NOFA Accredited Professionals ends Monday, July 12th for the Organic Invasive Removal workshop.

August 18th, 9am - 3pm  (Rain date- August 24th)
Connecticut Beardsley Zoo, Bridgeport, CT.

NOFA OLC committee member,Mike Nadeau, will demonstrate organic techniques used for removing bittersweet, garlic mustard, Japanese knotweed, Russian olive, burning bush, and other herbaceous perennials. Physical, thermal, biological, and managerial methods will be covered. Other topics that will be covered include: identifying areas in need of invasive removal, site analysis, creating appropriate management plan, wetland regulations and management techniques that work! Make sure to wear work gear and bring gloves!

Register online or call 203-888-5146


Other workshops this summer:
   
Edible Landscaping with Fruit
July 21st, Lee Reich's garden, New Paltz, NY -
Learn about edible landscaping from expert Lee Reich!  This workshop will include site assessment, soil preparation, plant selection and maintenance, and using fruit in luscious landscaping.
                  
Start with the Soil: an Intensive Workshop on Soil Testing and Interpretation
August 3rd Harrington's Organic Land Care, Bloomfield, CT -
Success with organic growing depends on healthy soil.  This advanced workshop given by Todd Harrington of Harrington's Organic Land Care will cover chemical and biological soil sampling, testing and results.

6th Annual NOFA Organic Lawn & Turf Course
August 5th, Save the Bay, Providence, RI -
Join NOFA OLC for their annual NOFA Organic Lawn & Turf Course, featuring new topics and speakers. Course instructors include Chip Osborne, Paul Sachs, Don Bishop and Javier Gil. 

Producing and Applying Actively Aerated Compost Tea
September 21st, Stonewall Farm,  Keene, NH-
Peter Schmidt of Compostwerks! LLC and NOFA OLC will provide a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience and to learn in a small group setting. Some of the topics that will be covered include how to brew compost tea, customizing tea for specific uses, assessing compost tea quality and methods of application. Co-sponsored by NOFA-NH. 

Register online or call 203-888-5146