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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

 

Mother's Day Crafts with Linnie McNaughton

Saturday, May 9th, 9:30 am - 11:30 am — $10.00
Peaceful Valley Nursery Supervisor, has been gardening in the foothills for over 30 years.

Learn all about the wonderful healing powers of herbs that can be used to pamper and heal the skin. Class will show hands on techniques for making calendula cream, herbal lip balm and herbal scrubs. Recipes and samples to take home. Instructor is the owner of Green Blessings which has been making and selling herbal skin care products since 1995. Linnie is also the nursery supervisor here at PV.

 

Essential Oils for Gardeners with Meredith Cherry

Saturday, May 16th, 9:30 am - 11:30 am — $15.00
Farming since 2006, author of Along the Kings Road: A Guide to Touring the California Missions by Bicycle.

Essential oils have been used since ancient times for healing... but did you know that they also can be used in the garden? In this class, we'll discuss how essential oils may be used to deter pests and plant diseases, as well as some easy ways to use essential oils for DIY sunscreen, poison oak soap, and other ways to make the outdoors safer and more enjoyable! We'll also make-and-take a bottle of all-natural super strength mosquito repellent (all supplies provided with class fee).

 

Irrigation Basics with Michael Babiarz

Saturday, May 30th, 10:00 am - 11:00 am —FREE
Peaceful Valley Store Supervisor

Learn how simple and easy it is to set up a basic drip system. You’ll see dramatic improvements in your garden plus you’ll save water and time. Learn about how to set up and use drip tape, sprayers, drip emitters, and more. Bring your questions and a drawing of the layout of your garden and we’ll get you ready!

 

Kombucha! with Meredith Cherry

Saturday, June 6th, 10:00 am - 11:00 am —FREE
Farming since 2006, author of Along the Kings Road: A Guide to Touring the California Missions by Bicycle.

This fermented tea is delicious, nutritious, and fun and easy to brew at home. Learn what a SCOBY is, the art and science of how to brew your own, get some recipes, and taste the magic of kombucha! Advanced sign up is required so we bring enough for everyone to taste.

 

Cool edible gardening in the warm season with Carolyn Singer

Saturday, June 13th, 9:30 am - 11:30 am — $15.00
Carolyn Singer is the regular local garden columnist for The Union and the author of “The Seasoned Gardener” and “Deer in My Garden”.

Tomatoes top the delectable list of the heat-lovers, but this class will also cover eggplant, peppers, tomatillos, squash, beans, annual herbs, and even greens. Includes managing shade, irrigation, fertilization, mulches, pollination, and succession planting in the heat of the summer.