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October 11, 2016 – Tuesday 9:30 – Sustainable Herb Gardening: Why and How

Join us for a lively (click here ->) presentation  by gardening educator and permaculture expert Laura Ruby,  co-owner of The Ruby Roost,  a learning center and retreat locatedLaura Rubyjust outside of Marshall, NC. She also started and and manages  YummyYards, an edible landscaping company. This year she joined the Roots Foundation, working with teachers and students in gardens of all varieties through Asheville City Schools.

She will discuss and illustrate the following topics and will answer your  questions following her presentation:

  • Getting started with herbs- selecting the right plant for the right place
  • Learning the different types of herbs– culinary, medicinal, insect attracters, plant companions
  • Preparing soil for herbs
  • Harvesting your herbs: when and how 
  • Prepping herbs for storage 

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