The New Heirloom Garden

Registration Eligibility
Open to all attendees at the Piedmont Landscape Association Seminar
Start Date
02/06/2020
End Date
02/06/2020
Description
This lecture is designed to expand your knowledge of the six elements of classic European potager design. Learn what grow for flavor and how to infuse your kitchen garden with personal style. A true kitchen garden opens your senses and in this lecture, you will discover how to grow an edible garden with an eye towards beauty and artful design, utilizing plants that hark back to an earlier era, with a modern twist. Discover forgotten fruits of heirloom variety vegetables that offer color, aroma, and exceptional flavors as well as an old-world charm that deepens one's connection to growing food.
Location
Charlottesville, VA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Agriculture / Local Food Production
Horticulture / Plants
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1.How to design a kitchen garden at different scales
2.What to grow for ornamental edibles
3.Why heirloom seeds matter for plant diversity and long-term succession
Instructors
Ellen Ecker Ogden
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Course Codes
Provider
Piedmont Landscape Association


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