TALMAR 2019 Workshops


GARDENING FOR SENIORS

Dates: MAY 7, 14, 21, 28
Time: 12:30p-1:30p
Cost: $25 per session ($80 for all 4)
Location: Maryland Agriculture Center
1114 Shawan Road
Hunt Valley, MD 21030

(Participants get to keep finished project).

  • May 7 Creating a Bagged Bouquet
    Make a rustic look bouquet using cut spring flowers, a jar, ribbon, and a brown paper. Perfect Mother’s Day gift or Spring table centerpiece!
  • May 14 Container Gardening for Beginners
    Learn how to grow vegetables, herbs, and flowers in containers. You can grow almost anything in a container, if you have the right size pot, the right plant for your conditions and good quality potting soil. Container gardening is great for people who live in apartments, the city, or who have physical limitations.
  • May 21 Making bird houses or bird feeders
    Participants will learn how to attract backyard birds with the right flowers and turn your backyard into a bird sanctuary.! Learn what flowers attract birds and other pollinators to your backyard. Afterwards, create a birdhouse or bird feeder to use in your yard.
  • May 28 DIY Succulent Terrarium
    Create a terrarium using 3 different types of succulents. Container will be a used 16oz water bottle.

VEGETABLE GARDENING

Date: MAY 25
Time: 10am – 11:30 am
Cost: $15 per person
Location: TALMAR FARM 1994 Cromwell Bridge Rd Parkville, MD 21234

Learn to grow your own food using organic practices. Topics will include garden bed preparation, seeding, transplanting, caring for, and harvesting your growing vegetables. We will cover how to get high yields regardless of the size of your garden. The class includes hands-on activities, an informative lecture, and a discussion of how to overcome challenges like pests and disease.


FAIRY GARDEN


(Ages 5-10 years)

Date: JUNE 8
Time: 11am – 12pm
Cost: $15 per person
Location: TALMAR FARM
1994 Cromwell Bridge Road
Baltimore, MD 21234

Children will create their own fairy garden with herbs and a fairy garden kit (containing houses, fairies, etc).


HERBAL CONTAINER GARDEN

Date: JUNE 8
Time: 11am – 12pm
Cost: $25 per person
Location: TALMAR FARM
1994 Cromwell Bridge Road
Baltimore, MD 21234

Learn how to grow herbs in containers. You can to grow almost anything in a container, if you have the right size pot, the right plant for your conditions and good quality potting soil. Container gardening is great for people who live in apartments, the city, or who have physical limitations. Participants will plant herbs in a container to take home to grow.


HUGELKULTURE

Date: JULY 13
Time: 9am – 11am
Cost: $25 per person
Location: TALMAR FARM
1994 Cromwell Bridge Road
Baltimore, MD 21234

Learn this technique for raised beds. This practice requires no digging! They hold moisture, build fertility, maximise surface volume and are great spaces for growing fruit, vegetables and herbs. Hugelkultur, pronounced Hoo-gul-culture, means hill culture or hill mound. richsoil.com/hugelkultur/


Please call 410-825-2020 or email talmar@talmar.org for any questions.