Green Roof Growers is delighted to be teaming up with Nance Klehm‘s Spontaneous Vegetation to offer two practical workshops on making two-bucket SIPs.

They are scheduled for Wednesday May 20 (6-8 pm) and Saturday May 30 (1-3 pm).

You’ll go home with:

A ready to plant two-bucket sub-irrigated planter (SIP). Our experience has shown that it will produce, on average, 25 lbs of tomatoes during a growing season.

Enough potting mix, organic fertilizer, and powdered lime to plant your tomato.

An organic heirloom tomato plant, from the Green Roof Growers seed-starting group.

A comprehensive understanding of how SIPs work and how to put yours to work once you get home.

Where – Wicker Park, near Division and Leavitt
Specific directions given upon confirmed reservations.
When – Wed., May 20th (6-8 pm) and Sat., May 30th (1-3 pm)
Cost – $50
Register with Nance by email – nettlesting@yahoo.com

Co-teaching with Bruce and H2 will be LA’s favorite homesteader Erik Knutzen of Homegrown Evolution and co-author, with his wife Kelly Coyne, of The Urban Homestead. Autographed copies will be for sale and we’ll be giving away a copy or two as well.

Hope to see you in May…

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