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Want to grow some vegetables this spring, but don’t have much space – or time?


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Apr 07, 2013
09:30 AM - 11:30 AM


Open Space Visitor Center
6500 Coors Rd. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120


Registration is required: Call (505) 897-8831 to register

Want to grow some vegetables this spring, but don’t have much space – or time? Or maybe all you have in your back yard is sand, clay, dust, and weeds, which is not much of an environment for growing healthy vegetables. Never fear. There’s an option that can get you up and running fast – space-saving, water-efficient, large container gardening. 

Join Zoe Wilcox and Melanie Rubin, co-authors of The Home Farming Revolution for Drylands (www.homefarmingrevolution.com), for a free workshop on this topic. 

Presenters will include Chuck Alex, creator of the “Veggiegrower Garden,” www.veggiegrower.net, a space and water-efficient self-contained garden, and Ron Holser, developer of another type of container garden, which is designed to provide continuous watering. Chuck and Ron will both address the best ways to save water and maximize vegetable production using their garden box designs. Zoe and Melanie will finish the workshop by discussing what vegetables can be planted at this time of year, and which types of vegetables will work best in these large container systems. 

Call the Open Space Visitor Center at (505) 897-8831 to register. Space is limited. For more information email [email protected].