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Why Real Food Matters

There are many different reasons we garden. For some it is a family tradition, for others it's a way to wind down and spend time outdoors. Regardless of what brought you to gardening, you may or may not realize that your choice to grow food is doing a huge service to our society. Our industrial food system […]

Free

Leafy Greens Year Round in Florida

It's a common belief that you can only grow salad greens in the winter in Florida, but that's simply not true! In this class, we will cover over 20 unique leafy greens that can be grown year round in Florida. Then we will plant seed a tatsoi and mustard green blend. Kits will be available […]

6 Garden Pests & How to Stop Them

Florida gardeners are faced with pests who love our veggies just as much as we do! We will be covering 6 common garden pests and how to deter them with materials from around the home. Small mammals (squirrels, racoons, and rats) Birds Iguanas Leaf miners Aphids Cutworms This class is free and will be held […]

Improve Your Soil

Although it would be ideal to have yards of quality compost lying around to start your new garden beds, that's just not a reality for most of us. Even beds that have served you for years may be under performing due to lack of balanced nutrients. We will cover what organic soil amendments you can […]

$12

Veggie Gardening in Florida

Sunken Gardens 1825 4th St N, Saint Petersburg

This is the time to grow veggies in Florida! Beat Florida’s sandy soil, pests, and more to grow the vegetable garden you’ve always wanted. Glean sustainable tips on building soil, fertilizing, and more from Elise Pickett, owner of The Urban Harvest. Organic heirloom vegetable seeds and veggie starter plants including tomatoes, herbs, and perennials for sale […]

Composting 101

Virtual Event

Composting is easy when you follow 3 basic principles. We will discuss small and large scale composting options as well as cold and hot compost piles. Learn what browns and greens are, if it needs shade, and whether your should turn it or not. You will walk away with the knowledge to start composting at […]

$12

Fall Garden Tour

The Urban Harvest 5610 4th Ave N, Saint Petersburg

The first event at my new home and front yard garden! We will take a walking tour through my fall garden where I have over 60 different varieties of annual and perennial vegetables growing. Ill discuss the various varieties, planting methods, and answer any questions about them as we go along. We will also loop […]

$10

Veggie Gardening in Florida

Sunken Gardens 1825 4th St N, Saint Petersburg

This is the time to grow veggies in Florida! Beat Florida’s sandy soil, pests, and more to grow the vegetable garden you’ve always wanted. Glean sustainable tips on building soil, fertilizing, and more from Elise Pickett, owner of The Urban Harvest LLC. Organic heirloom vegetable seeds and veggie starter plants for sale after the program. […]

How to Start Veggies From Seed

Green Bench Brewing 1133 Baum Ave N, St. Petersburg

Starting from seed is the most sustainable way you can garden! It allows you to plant crops that are ideal for your climate at a fraction of the cost plant starts would run you. It may seem like an intimidating process but it is much easier than you think. We will go over seed starting […]

$15

Growing A Garden Series – Setting Up

Virtual Event

This 7 part growing a garden series, will cover all of the information you need to build a garden from the ground up (with special emphasis on growing in Florida's unique climate). You can purchase the classes a la cart for $12/class (garden planning workshop is $39) or as a package for $97 which will […]

$12 – $97

Growing A Garden Series – Garden Planning

Virtual Event

This 7 part growing a garden series, will cover all of the information you need to build a garden from the ground up (with special emphasis on growing in Florida's unique climate). You can purchase the classes a la cart for $12/class (garden planning workshop is $39) or as a package for $97 which will […]

$39 – $97