Johnson County Soil and Water Conservation District

Create an Abundant, Edible Landscape

  • May 16, 2015
  • 9:00 AM
  • May 17, 2015
  • 5:00 PM
  • Becky's Mindful Kitchen

Create an Abundant, Edible Landscape

May 16-17, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Becky's Mindful Kitchen

2247 Sugar Bottom Rd, Iowa City

Cost: $90 - $170 (sliding scale) Maximum of 10 participants.

Through a fun weekend of hands-on activities, participants of any gardening level will learn how to create an edible landscape through the step-by-step design of a wooded landscape.

Topics and activities

• Introduction to permaculture

• Outdoor room design

• Discouraging deer and rabbits

• Water management for self-watering landscapes

• Wildlife habitat creation

• Growing food in shade

• Designing self-supporting plant groupings

• Implementation strategies to save money and time

• Top edible plants

• Garden bed preparation techniques

• Field trips to established food forests


Cooking Bonus: Throughout the weekend, Becky will share delicious snacks while describing simple tips to prepare food harvested from your landscape.


Learn more and register: http://www.backyardabundance.org/ClassesEvents/Calendar/tabid/65/vw/3/ItemID/660/d/20150516/Default.aspx


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