Seed Starting 101

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Event Date

October 7, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Horticulture and Gardening

Point of Contact

Laura Northern Venhaus

Director of the Libraries and Research Public Engagement

Get a jump on your spring garden and learn best practices for starting your seeds indoors including information about lighting sources, planting material, where to purchase seeds, and how to make your own seed starting pots. Additionally, you'll learn what varieties grow well in our climate and get tips on timing your seed starting.

Instructors: Kim Martin and Laurie Bostic of Barking Cat Farm, a small acreage specialty farm that focuses on growing high quality crops in an organic and sustainable manner. Martin and Bostic have their Permaculture Design Certificate from Geoff Lawton’s Permaculture Design Course and offer permaculture design and consulting services to other growers and gardeners. 

Please note: online registration for this class has closed. On-site registration will begin at 9:30am on 10/7. 

About Horticulture and Gardening

As community leaders in plant based knowledge and education, BRIT and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden are pleased to partner with experts in the fields of horticulture and gardening to provide the public with opportunities to expand their knowledge of the plant world through a variety of classes and workshops. 

These half and full day classes and workshops will take place on the BRIT campus, at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, and in the field. Please check the individual event announcements for further details.