Enjoy nutrient-dense gourmet greens all year long! Savor distinct textures, flavors and features of these delicate plants, popularly used in fine dining as visual and flavor enhancers, in soup or salad as garnish, or in smoothies as energy boosters. Learn about these tiny first leaves, stems, roots and/or seeds of various herbs, beans, veges, and grains. Understand the differences between the three, avoid high prices in the gourmet produce section, grow them quickly and easily, any time of year, on most windowsills. Cover: health benefits, a few simple supplies, soil as the preferred growing medium, varieties to get you started, fertilizers, harvest, storage, pest & disease prevention, composting & troubleshooting….even their use as feed for backyard chickens and farm animals. Taste some greens, take home a seed packet, get started!
Raychell is a horticulturist, landscaper and owner of Fervor Farm in Hollis. She’s been dubbed, “the house plant lady” at Broadway Gardens where she’s been sharing her passion for plants and gardening for 10 years.
Thurs, 1/30/2020, 6:00 to 7:30pm, $15
Instructor: Raychell Libby