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Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply is excited to announce an amazing year of workshops!

All workshops require pre-registration & pre-payment is requested. Call Peaceful Valley's store to register at 530-272-4769 x106. Cash or check payments only, no credit cards.

To pre-pay, please mail a check made out to the workshop presenter to
Peaceful Valley, Attn: Workshops, P.O. Box 2209, Grass Valley, CA 95945

125 Clydesdale Ct, Grass Valley, CA

 

Planting Meadows and Controlling Erosion with Carolyn Singer

Saturday, October 4th, 9:30am - 11:30am — $15.00
The regular local garden columnist for The Union and the author of “The Seasoned Gardener” and “Deer in My Garden”

Wildflower and grass meadows or even a small stand of California poppies may be created with some planning. Preparing a seedbed, timing of seeding, mulching, irrigation, and fire-safety issues will be discussed for wildflowers and erosion control.

 

Grow Great Garlic and Onions with Sarah Griffin-Boubacar

Saturday, October 11th, 10:00am - 11:00am —FREE
Peaceful Valley Retail Store Manager

So you thought that gardening season was over? Think again! Now is the best time to plant garlic and onions for next year's harvest. We will discuss planting tips for growing great garlic and onions in the foothills. You will also learn about the benefits of and differences between hardneck and softneck garlics, chives and scapes, heirloom varieties, and onions, shallots, scallions, and leeks - and take home some great recipes too!

 

Design, Construction and Maintenance of Passive Solar Greenhouses with Cathe’ Fish

Saturday, October 18th, 9:30am - 11:30am — $15.00
Local Permaculturalist

Overview of passive solar greenhouses, what works and what goes wrong, how to use passive solar design for greenhouses, working with seasonal sun path patterns, 10 design elements of an efficient low energy use greenhouse, construction tips, plant growth considerations in greenhouses, and questions and answers.

 

Fall Bulbs and Wildflowers with Linnie McNaughton

Saturday, October 25th, 11:00 am - 11:30 am —FREE
Peaceful Valley Nursery

Interested in learning more about easy to grow flower bulbs and wildflowers that do well in this area? Learn which blooms to plant that are deer and gopher resistant and that will add color to your garden year after year!

 

Deer Resistant Trees and Shrubs with Carolyn Singer

Saturday, November 1st, 9:30 am - 11:30 am — $15.00
The regular local garden columnist for The Union and the author of “The Seasoned Gardener” and “Deer in My Garden”

Trees and shrubs define your landscape and live for many years. The best plants for deer country will be identified with a power point presentation. Cultural requirements (sun/shade, depth of root system, irrigation requirements after planting and with maturity) to be detailed for each plant.

 

Deer Resistant Perennials and Groundcovers with Carolyn Singer

Saturday, November 8th, 9:30 am - 11:30 am — $15.00
The regular local garden columnist for The Union and the author of “The Seasoned Gardener” and “Deer in My Garden”

Discover the wide assortment of deer-resistant plants for sun or shade in the foothills. These are plants that have been tested for several years in Sierra foothill gardens. First of a two-part series.

 

Growing Succulents with Linnie McNaughton

Saturday, November 15th, 10:00 am - 11:00 am —FREE
Peaceful Valley Nursery

Low fuss, versatile, tenacious succulents are a great way to bring some color indoors! We will discuss how to design, plant and care for a succulent container garden. Bring or purchase a container to plant your own at our succulent bar!