Thursday, May 4
4pm - 6pm
at Edgewood Farm
Imagine going out into your yard from June through December and returning to your kitchen with the freshest, most tasty food in the world. On Cape Cod it is absolutely possible to pick your dinner seven or more months a year. In this talk C.L. will explain the best plants and practices for raising organic vegetables. She will show which varieties thrive in our sea-side climate, explain the basics of planting (in the ground or in raised beds and containers), and will provide solutions to the most common insect, disease and animal challenges that we face.
C.L. Fornari is the author of six books including Coffee for Roses and The Cocktail Hour Garden. She hosts a weekly radio program on WXTK every Saturday, and is a speaker who frequently presents to a variety of audiences.
C.L. is also the resident plant geek at Hyannis Country Garden, a family owned garden center, where she runs their consultation service. Her website and blog can be found at www.GardenLady.com. She grows all manner of plants at Poison Ivy Acres in Sandwich, where her favorite thing is walk into the vegetable garden and ask, “What’s for dinner?”