Tuesday, September 16, 2014

East Hill Edible Gardening Classes

East Hill Edible Gardening Classes
Local gardeners teach Pensacola residents to grow their own food!

Local gardeners Renee and Tom Perry are master gardeners who grow most of their own food in the East Hill community of Pensacola.  As veteran gardeners and members of the Pensacola Organic Gardening Club, Tom and Renee put their years of gardening experience to use helping local area residents grow their own bountiful garden.

East Hill Gardening Class in Pensacola, FL ~ Photo courtesy of East Hill Edible Gardening ~
East Hill Gardening Class in Pensacola, FL ~ Photo courtesy of East Hill Edible Gardening ~


Their fall series of "Easy, Weed Free, No-till Gardening" kicks off tonight this week, September 16th and 18th and continue once a week for four weeks through October 7th and 9th.

Winter Harvest~ Photo courtesy of East Hill Edible Gardening ~
- Tuesday morning series - 9:30am - 11:...00am - Sept 16, 23, 30, and Oct. 7
- Tuesday evening series - 6:30pm - 8:00pm - Sept 16, 23, 30, and Oct. 7
- Thursday evening series - 6:30pm - 8:00pm - Sept 18, 25, Oct. 2, and 9

In these lessons, Tom and Renee cover the basics from where to put your garden and how to prepare your soil, to more challenging aspects of gardening including planting for the season and how to prevent pests.  

They give recommendations for on what to grow, when to grow it, and where to pick up the best supplies. 

The cost for the 4 Easy Weed Free No-Til Organic Gardening class session is only $45. 
Classes are held at Bayview Park Resource Center located at 2000 E. Lloyd Street.

They are also offering "All about Vegetables:  Fall and Winter" next Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 6-8 p.m. The cost for this one time class is $25. 

East Hill Edible Gardening classes
Myself and Carlin at the
East Hill Edible Gardening Classe
I recently attended the four week edible gardening class with a co-worker and can personally speak to the Perry's passion for gardening and sustainability. I have just started implementing some of their techniques and am impressed with the results in my own small backyard garden.

For more information about East Hill Edible Gardening, contact Renee and Tom Perry at 292-8155. Visit them on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EastHillEdibleGardening
Pepper from my garden!

Let us know if you take a class or leave a gardening tip for our readers below.

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Realty Masters of FL~ #1 in Pensacola Property Management
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