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Organic Vegetable Gardening Course 2024

January 17, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2024


All classes are on Wednesday evenings, from 6:30 to 8:30, on Zoom. Registration includes access to online materials. Classes will be recorded and available to registrants for a limited time after each class. You will receive an email each week with the Zoom link and any additional information.

By registering for the entire series, you receive a discount of $20 over the price of taking each class individually. If you’d like to register for single classes instead, please go to:

This class is geared towards those gardening in the Pacific Northwest, but the principles can be applied to wherever you grow vegetables!

Please contact us at with any questions.

  • January 17–Planning the Garden
    • Site selection
    • Materials
    • Timing
  • January 24–Soil Science for Home Gardeners
    • Building and protecting great soil
    • Soil texture and structure
    • Soil microorganisms
  • January 31–Seeding and Planting
    • Direct seeding vs transplanting
    • Methods and materials
  • February 7–Pests & Diseases of the Vegetable Garden
    • Integrated Pest Management techniques
    • Common pests and diseases
    • Control and management strategies
  • February 14–NO CLASS
  • February 21–Characteristics of Plant Families, Part 1
    • Carrot, Cabbage and Squash families
    • Growing techniques
    • Idiosyncrasies and trivia
  • February 28–Irrigation & Fertilization of the Home Vegetable Garden
    • Water and nutrient movement through soil
    • How much and how often to water and feed
    • Irrigation and fertilization methods
  • March 6–NO CLASS 
  • March 13–Characteristics of Plant Families, Part 2
    • Tomato, Beet and Bean families
    • Growing techniques
    • Idiosyncrasies and trivia
  • March 20–Cover Crops & Mulches, Worm Composting
    • Cover crops vs mulches
    • Plant types and materials
    • Intro to composting with worms
  • March 27–Characteristics of Plant Families, Part 3, Beneficial Insects
    • Growing techniques
    • Idiosyncrasies and trivia
    • Methods for attracting and protecting beneficial insects
  • April 3–NO CLASS 
  • April 10–Edible Perennials
    • Choosing plants
    • Timing and spacing
  • April 17–Four Season Harvests
    • Crop choices
    • Timing and spacing
  • April 24–Composting
    • How composting works
    • Materials
    • Methods and techniques


January 17
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:


WA United States


Hari Stone
(360) 228-7306