Product of the Month
Peaceful Valley Organics Myco Marine
The 5-5-4 formulation is optimized to be used in the garden throughout the growing season and supplies a steady dose of nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, sulfur, and calcium in a plant available form.
4 lb bag -$11.99; 25 lb bag $39.99 4 lb bag Now $9.99; 25 lb bag $33.99
Bare Root Fruit Trees
Come check out our beautiful selection of pottery, glazed and terra cotta, indoor and outdoor
Plants for Privacy Hedges
Current Nursery Stock
Updated on March 14, 2020
Pacific Wax Myrtle
Pacific Coast Iris
Pansies and Violas
String of Pearls
String of Bananas
Talavera Mexican Pottery
Metal Art from Haiti
Grasses & Ground Cover
Blue Oat Grass
Feather Reed Grass
Blue Star Creeper
Dwarf Mondo Grass
We'd love to see you at one of our workshops! We offer classes from local gardeners, authors & artists with topics ranging from growing apple trees, to drawing apples! Our workshop schedule is listed below.
Registration Required: In order to provide a more streamlined and organized experience to our customers, we will now be allowing registration through an online event site called Eventbrite. You can still call (530) 272-4769 ext. 106 to register for a workshop. If applicable, pre-payment is requested, but not required. Cash or check only. 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. As class sizes are limited, we ask that people who are registered but are unable to attend, cancel their ticket at eventbrite.com as soon as possible. Please sign up for our mailing list or subscribe to our FaceBook page to be updated on future workshops.
Cancelled - Making Homemade Kraut and Kimchi with Turtle Turtlington
Saturday, March 14, 2020, 10-11 am Cost: FREE!
Have you ever wanted to make your own fermented vegetables? It's easy and affordable to make you own, so you can enjoy the flavor and probiotic health benefits of raw organic kraut and kimchi using the vegetables from your garden or local farmer's market! This short introductory discussion and fermentation demonstration will give you all the basic info you need to make your own fermented vegetables in glass jars or stoneware crocks. We will talk about the history, discuss favorite ingredients, and share some recipes, while we chop and sample a few fresh varieties.
About Turtle Turtlington: T. Turtlington is a gardener, artist, avid food fan, and fermentation fanatic. He started making ferments 12 years ago and has enjoyed the fun and the nutrition ever since. He has taught with the likes of legendary fermenters such as Frank Cook and Sandor Katz, and is included in the book The Art of Fermentation.
Cancelled - Chickens in Your Own Back Yard with Brian Fikes & Greg Howes
March 21, 2020 10-11 am Cost: FREE
Chick Season is Here! Join Brian and Gregg for an informative no cost seminar, where they will discuss the basic and inportnt aspects of back yard chicken keeping: What you need to get started; How to set up a brooder; how to keep your chickens healthy; Breed consideration and proper day to day care.
About Brian and Greg: Brian and Gregg have over 25 years of experience in keeping back yard chickens. For the past six years, they hve provided education on backyard chicken keeing for Soil Born Farms and the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op. They werd recently featured on local Sacrmento area television!
Cancelled - Soil Blocking 101 with Rob Chase
Saturday, March 21, 2020 1-2 pm Cost: FREE
Throw away those plastic trays and start using soil blocks to propagate your seeds. Soil blocks are fun and easy to make, create zero waste, reduce transplant shock, and provide a healthy environment for your starts. Learn how to make soil blocks, how to use them, and the challenges and rewards of switching to soil blocks.
About Rob Chase: Rob operated an organic farm on the shoreline of CT for 10 years, distributing produce through a local CSA, as well as selling at farmer's markets and to local restaurants, before retiring to Grass Valley in 2015. He has always started his plants from seed and has been using soil blocks for more than 15 years.
Cancelled - Cannabis Cultivation for the Home Gardener, Part 3 of 10: Introduction to the Soil Food Web with Alexandria Irons, Queen of the Sun LLC
Saturday, March 28, 2020, 10-11 am Cost: $10 Donation to the Cannabis Alliance
Join the class and learn: The Soil Food Web, Innoculation of Microbes, Feed your Soil not your plants (composts, teas, chips, biochar), and Enzymes
About Alexandria Irons, Queen of the Sun LLC: Alexandria Doner-Irons is a local cannabis cultivator and consultant, she is the founder of Royal Crest Cannabis and Queen of the Sun LLC as well as a UCCE Master Gardener of Nevada County. She is passionate about sustainable agriculture, having a degree in Natural Science and background in environmental science she hopes to share her knowledge of soil science and regenerative techniques to improve our soils health. Come and learn how to grow your own medicine while improving your soils health.
Cancelled - Soil First! Fertilizing Organically Using Your Soil Test Results with Sarah Griffin-Boubacar
April 4, 2020 10-11 am Cost: FREE
There are so many different ways to fertilize organically, how is one to choose? In this class we will explore soil analysis and how to interpret the results. We will discuss the importance of annual testing and how to improve soil fertility over time.
About Sarah: Sarah has been gardening in the foothills for many years. She is the Product Development Manager for Peaceful Valley and teaches multiple classes on her different areas of expertise.
Cancelled - Gardening With the Moon with T. Turtlington
Saturday, April 11, 2020 10-11 am Cost: FREE
Planting a garden this year and curious about when to start seeds for best germination? Wondering when the ideal time to harvest herbs for culinary or medicinal purposes is? Just look to the moon for guidance! Traditional people all over the world have followed Moon based calendars to know when to do what! Get reintroduced to the Sun and Moon through a short Astronomy 101, and learn how the lunar rhythms can be easily tracked through the seasons providing you with ancient knowledge of exactly when to cultivate, plant, feed and harvest the vegetables, fruits, herbs and flowers from your garden or field.
About T. Turtlington: T. Turtlington is an artist, gardener and student of the stars. His classes combine science, math and a touch of the mystical, resulting in an experience that is rational, yet poetic. He has been working with Moon Calendars in his organic gardening practice for over 15 years.
Cancelled - Planting a Cutting Garden with Linnie McNaughton
Saturday, April 18, 2020 10-11 am Cost: FREE
Learn about what flowers and greenery to plant to create an almost year round cutting garden that will continue to produce for years to come.
About Linnie Linnie McNaughton has been gardening in the foothills for over 30 years. In 1995 Linnie originated Green Blessing making fine, handcrafted, small batch olive oil and goat's milk soaps and a wide variety of herbal bath and body products.
Cancelled - Cannabis Cultivation for the Home Gardener, Part 4 of 10: Amending Native Soil for your Cannabis Plant with Alexandria Irons, Queen of the Sun LLC
Saturday, April 25, 2020 10-11 am Cost: $10 Donation to the Cannabis Alliance
Join the Class and learn about: Soil Analysis, PH, CEC, Organic Matter, Soil Structure, Cover Crops, Dry Amendments, Unlocking the minerals in your soil with microbiome.
About Alexandria: Alexandria Doner-Irons is a local cannabis cultivator and consultant, she is the founder of Royal Crest Cannabis and Queen of the Sun LLC as well as a UCCE Master Gardener of Nevada County. She is passionate about sustainable agriculture, having a degree in Natural Science and background in environmental science she hopes to share her knowledge of soil science and regenerative techniques to improve our soils health. Come and learn how to grow your own medicine while improving your soils health.
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