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Organic Workshop

Let's Talk Organics!



"Let's Talk Organics!" was an organic gardening workshop for the Hampton Roads and Coastal North Carolina homeowner presented by The Backyard Gardeners
on Saturday, September 10, 2011 from 9 am-3 pm
at the Chesapeake Central Library, 298 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, VA.

Click on each speaker's business to access their websites and more information.  

Speakers:

Heather DriscollMy Sister's Garden Organic Lawn & Landscaping, provided an
Introduction to Organics and Organic Lawn Care.

    Handouts from Heather Driscoll


John Wilson, New Earth Farm & Compost Company, gave a presentation on
Organic Vegetable and Ornamental Gardening.

    Handouts from John Wilson     
    Services offered by New Earth Farms 


Vendors offering products or services related to organic gardening were available. Click each participating vendor for more information. Many have newsletters and/or educational progamming.

Liz Witkowski-Rich Earth

Smithfield Gardens

Buy Fresh Buy Local

The Gardener's Workshop

Frank Walker-Tidewater Beekeepers Association

Best Plants for Hampton Roads (book) To purchase the book, contact The Backyard Gardeners.

Eggleston Garden Center

Elizabeth Meska-Liefstyles by Elizabeth

The Elizabeth River Project and River Star Homes Project

The Organic Workshop was sponsored in part by a grant from the Virginia Horticulutral Society. Thanks to The Shopper and Apex Food Services for in-kind donations.

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