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
Saturday, January 10th, 10:30 am - 11:30 am — $15.00
Peaceful Valley Retail Store Manager
Learn easy, fun, beginner cheese-making techniques. Sample different kinds of soft cheeses including fresh mozzarella. Sign up early so we know how much cheese to prepare. This is always a popular class so please pay ahead to hold your seat!
Saturday, January 17th, 10:00 am - 11:00 am —FREE
Peaceful Valley Nursery
Come learn essential information on the selection and the proper planting of bare root fruit trees. Fruit tree varieties best suited for our Western Nevada County area will be discussed in depth.
Saturday, January 24th, 10:00 am - 11:00 am —FREE
Peaceful Valley Retail Store
Learn how easy it is to grow vegetables that will bring delectable beauty to your garden year after year. Horseradish, Rhubarb, Jerusalem Artichoke, Asparagus and Artichokes are mainstays for permaculture gardens and bring visual interest to any edible landscape!
Saturday, January 31st, 10:00 am - 11:00 am —FREE
In this class you will learn how to work with your plants’ natural growth habits and not against them by using the science behind how plants grow and react to pruning. We will discuss the basic guidelines, techniques and tools for pruning fruit and ornamental trees, perennial shrubs, vines and roses.
Saturday, February 7th, 10:00 am - 11:00 am —FREE
Peaceful Valley Nursery (has been gardening in the foothills for over 30 years)
Find out tips for growing these sweet nutrient dense fruits successfully in our foothill region. Variety selection, growing in containers, amending soil, and watering will be discussed.
Saturday, February 21st, 9:30 am - 11:30 am — $15.00
Is the regular local garden columnist for The Union and the author of “The Seasoned Gardener” and “Deer in My Garden”
These fragile fruits are most flavorful and nutritious picked from your garden. This class will detail the individual needs for soil amendments, mulch and training so you can grow your own cane berries successfully.
Saturday, February 28th, 10:00 am - 11:00 am —FREE
A beautiful, bountiful harvest requires year round care and maintenance of your apple and pear trees. This class will cover the annual tasks that your apples and pears need, including pruning, fertilization, and how to prevent damage from codling moths and other pests.