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Cover Crops & No-Till Gardening

  • Portage SWCD Meeting Room 6970 State Rt 88 Ravenna, OH 44266 (map)

When: Saturday, March 30th  10:00 am to noon—Hosted by the Portage County Master Gardeners

Where: Portage SWCD Meeting Room, 6970 State Route 88, Ravenna, OH  44266

Who: This event is for small market growers and backyard gardeners

What: Do you want to improve soil health, retain soil moisture, and manage weeds with less chemicals?  Are you wanting to transition to no-till or reduce tillage in your garden?  Then this workshop is for you!  Utilizing cover crops throughout the growing season and providing a winter cover for your garden are proven methods for boosting production by managing soil health. Join us as we welcome Ann Brandt as she brings large-scale farming practices to the home garden! 

Ample time has been scheduled to allow for your personal questions and a round-table discussion of reduced tillage practices in the home garden .