Hope you can come to our Santa Fe Seed Exchange or future classes.

Santa Fe
Seed Exchange

From Home Grown New Mexico and Santa Fe Parks Division

If you are looking for seeds and ideas for your vegetable garden, come to the Santa Fe Seed Exchange on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 4pm-7pm in Frenchy’s Barn on Agua Fria and Osage Ave. The City Parks Division and Home Grown New Mexico are hosting this event for all community gardens, school gardens and home gardeners. There are plenty of seeds available so come even if you do not have any to share. Bring flower, herb, vegetable and other seeds.

The Santa Fe Master Gardeners will be at the event with an “Ask a Master Gardener” table for questions.  TheSeedBroadcast organization will have a table to answer questions about saving seeds and seed story recording equipment.  Tell your story about the seed, where you got it, how you planted it and more.  See their website for stories across America.

If you have questions, please contact homegrownnewmexico@gmail.com or at 473-1403.

Free Classes this Weekend


Water Catchment Class-Free
Sunday, March 24
1pm to 3pm

Railyard Community Room (Behind SITE Santa Fe)
Presented with the Railyard Stewards

Please RSVP for Class

Learn to harvest our precious rainwater and design systems that make best use of it for your different needs. This class will cover the basic elements of rain collection systems including sizing and sitting your tank as well as keeping the water clean. We will also discuss accessories like tank gauges, first flush systems, and filters for DIY systems.

Amanda Bramble is the director of Ampersand Sustainable Learning Center in Cerrillos, NM (www.ampersandproject.org).  She has a video called the Cutting Edge online.

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Saturday, March 23 from 10am to 12pm
Earth Care Community Garden
Corner of Country Club Road and Jaguar Drive (across from library)

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This workshop will highlight how to establish and maintain healthy soil ecology. Jermaine will discuss ways of achieving a well-rounded soil structure and desired medium, soil building techniques, application of amendments and microbiology. He will also address soil care in houseplants.

Jermaine Theragood works with the Santa Fe Community Farm, Dandelion Ranch and La Familia Community Garden in Alto Street Park. He received one of the first plots in the Earth Care Community Garden in 2012 and built great soil. He has helped individuals and families grow their own food sustainably year-round through Peace Gardens.

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