FREE Garden Workshops for the Family!
Look at these FREE workshops being offered – come to one or come to all – They are appropriate for ALL ages!
Monday, February 20th
Location: Holton Eco-Preserve 13411 Shire Lane (off Daniels) Fort Myers, 33912
9 am: RAISING QUAIL 101: NO CHICKENS ALLOWED, NO PROBLEM!
Want to have your own fresh eggs, but can’t keep chickens?
No problem, come learn about keeping quail for a homegrown egg source in ANY type of living situation. There will be baby quail to view, and cages & feeders available as well.
Conducting this workshop is Sara, the owner of Swfl Quail Lady. She teaches others how to be more sustainable by keeping dual purpose animals and passionately advocates for humane treatment and care of all captive animals.
10 am AMAZING EARTHWORMS
Want to compost in your own yard, but don’t want the mess or the smell? No problem! Raise Earthworms!!
The Amazing Earthworm presentation will explain why earthworms are so important to life on earth and the many benefits of using a natural amendment like worm castings to enrich the soil. You will learn what to feed them and how to care for earthworms even if you have a small space.
This workshop is appropriate for ALL ages!
There will be earthworms to touch and see, and for purchase, as well as worm castings and worm tea.
Conducting this workshop is Sean Moore of Green Leaf Worm Farm. He has been growing worms commercially for 7 years in Port Charlotte. You have probably seen him at one of the many festivals he attends locally. Last year he started the Green Leaf Microgreens business as well.
11 am RABBITS 101:THE FURRY FERTILIZER FACTORY
Want to use CLEAN, chemical-free fertilizer on your edibles?
Learn the benefits of bunny berries for your garden and basics of easy rabbit keeping.
ROMEO, a Holland Lop Bunny will be available to pet. Cages and feeders will be also be available.
Conducting this workshop is Sara, the owner of Swfl Rabbit Lady. She teaches others how to be more sustainable by keeping dual purpose animals and passionately advocates for humane treatment and care of all captive animals.
SCRATCH & DENT EDIBLE PLANT SALE
Spring is just around the corner and some plants are just starting to show signs of new life after looking a little barren over the winter, or some plants/trees just need bigger pots, a little more water, or maybe just a little extra TLC. Because they are not showing 100% perfect, that means HUGE SAVINGS for you!
The sale will run from 9 am – 12 noon, Monday Feb 20th. In the parking lot at the HOLTON ECO PRESERVE. 13411 Shire Lane (off Daniels), Fort Myers 33908
VEGGIE & HERB babies are ONLY $1 each
FRUIT TREES start at $4 – nothing more than $20!
- FL OLIVE
- BARBADOS CHERRY
- JUNE PLUM
- DRAGON FRUIT
- BANANA (ice cream)
- GUAVA and more!
Quantities limited – Cash only
Also – there will be an edible plant and edible tree sale as well as a gardener garage sale/flea market going as as well.
Come grab a great deal on all things good for your garden!
(If you would like to sell YOUR wares, it’s FREE, bring a table and come at 8:30 am to set up)
Come Visit Soon! Come be inspired! Come see what can be done in a backyard space!
We’re at 3747 Liberty Square, Fort Myers, FL 33908 (239) 464-5754
Call to schedule your personalized appointment – available several days a week.