May Newsletter

Yarducopia is diving into another gardening season, and I’ve been busy mapping out yards and gardeners all across town, pairing folks up for the growing season. Thank you so much to those who’ve already signed up, offering your space, time, and expertise so we can all grow together. I’ve chatted with fourteen garden pairs so … More May Newsletter

Composting Workshop

Want to feed your garden and save the world? Learn the joy, art and science of composting! In this two hour workshop, taught by Christine Wilcox, we will build a hot compost pile together, discuss the pros and cons of hot vs cold composting, and talk about what materials are best, good, and bad for composting. Be … More Composting Workshop

Weeds and Your Health

Weeds have received such a bad reputation over the past several decades that is often undeserved! They are considered eyesores and are constantly undergoing eradication without understanding of the role they play in nutrition and health! In this 2 hour workshop, taught by Ashlie Coyle, you will learn how to identify the common weeds that … More Weeds and Your Health

Seed Starting Class

Are you spending too much money buying starts every year? Have you unsuccessfully started seeds in the past? Do you want to have more choices in plant varieties? Come learn to start your own seeds, and take them home with you! This two (2) hour class, taught by Alivia DeBusk, is designed for the begining … More Seed Starting Class

Salves from the Garden

Salves from the Garden   November 29th, 6pm-8pm at Anchorage Community House Have you ever wondered how salves and balms are made? Well here’s your chance to find out. In this 2-hour class, Christine Wilcox and Alivia DeBusk will teach you how to make salves from local herbs. Salves are a wonderful way to use the … More Salves from the Garden

Soils, Seeds and Starts – Spring Workshop!

Get the Scoop, Organic Gardeners! Come plant seeds and learn how to plant without using pesticides with renowned gardener, Ellie Vande Visse! She was an Environmental Education Consultant in West Michigan for 20 school districts, and developer of a nature center. In Alaska, her Good Earth Gardens have been a teaching lab as well as … More Soils, Seeds and Starts – Spring Workshop!