This monthly educational series offers valuable information about sustainability in your own backyard. All programs are $10 per person, and begin at 6:00 pm unless otherwise noted. Registration is required. No refunds. Visit agriplex.org to register.
Companion Planting & Seed Starting
Learn to start your own vegetable and flower transplants for your garden
along with what plants grow well together to fight bugs and make your plants flourish. $15 per person includes seed starting kit.
Growing & Protecting Backyard Chickens
Almost everyone likes
to eat chicken-from possums to coyotes!
Learn how to select and grow your own flock focusing on protecting your birds. $10
Growing and Propagating Houseplants
Come and learn how to care and propagate your houseplants. You will take home new cuttings. With Jayne Luetzow, Regional Extension Agent $10
Irrigation for your Homestead or Garden
Irrigation in the home garden saves time, money, and water leaving you with a productive, lush garden. See the Agriplex irrigation system as a demonstration for setup and maintenance. $10
Small Engine Maintenance Class
Prolong the life of your mower, weed eater, and other small engines helping you around the yard with tips on maintenance. $10
Make & Take Floral Arrangements
We will use North Alabama’s bountiful harvest to make beautiful arrangements to take home. $20 includes vase and flower arrangements
Using your tomatoes
Using your Tomatoes- We will sauce, dehydrate, cook, and can this favorite garden fruit. Also, get helpful hints at making your tomato plants produce into the fall. $10
Natural Farming Method
Harness the power of indigenous microorganisms (IMO) and build incredible living soil. All nine core solutions in Korean Natural Farming method are explained in a systems approach to farming while honoring nature’s processes. Locally source materials to make natural farming solutions on your farm.$10
Harvest Corn Tassel Wreaths
Make a harvest wreath with fields of Lowers’ Kristin Willimack using corn tassles. $35
Making a beautiful homemade broom is easy, fun, and practical. Start building your skills by making this DIY hearth broom from broomcorn. $30
Raised Bed Gardening
Want a quick way to grow a lot of vegetables and flowers? Raised bed gardening is a productive, accessible way to grow. We will explore construction, what to fill your raised bed with, planting, maintenance, and more. $10
Grapevine Wreaths Decorate with Evergreens
Create your own reusable grapevine wreath from locally raised grapevine and then decorate with foraged evergreens and natural beauty.