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Gateway Greening Fall 2021 Workshop Schedule

If you are interested in learning more about gardening, fruit trees, urban agriculture, and more check out the workshops below! They are all free you only need to register.

The workshops through 2021 all be done virtually through Zoom. You can sign-up for each workshop by clicking on the registration link for that workshop.

Vine Crops: trellises, pruning, and care for grapes and kiwis Thursday, September 23rd at 6:00 pm*

Woody vine crops like grapes and hardy kiwis can be grown successfully in St. Louis but take different care than trees and shrubs. Come and learn about the best trellis type to use, the easiest varieties to grow, how to prune, and methods of disease control for these exciting and unique fruiting crops.
This class will be virtual through Zoom. Register here:
*this class was originally scheduled for the 16th, it is now Thursday, September 23rd

Nature Journaling in the Garden
Thursday, October 7th at 6:00 pm

Nature journaling teaches children to become keen observers of the natural world through writing and drawing. This class will explore how to develop these skills. Attendees will learn best practices when introducing nature journaling to youth and leave with a variety of journaling activities to try in the garden or any outdoor setting. Educators, parents, and all that work with youth are welcome to attend! This will be hosted virtually through Zoom. Register here:

This class will be virtual through Zoom. Register here:

Growing Garlic and Winter Gardening
Thursday, October 21st at 6:00 pm

Garlic, shallots, the crazy-looking walking onion, are a few crops that are true winter crops that aren’t planted until mid-October. and wheat. We will also discuss season extension techniques to extend your growing season. Come learn how to successfully grow these crops and how you can literally save your own seed so you can grow them year after year.

This class will be virtual through Zoom. Register here:

Vermicomposting at Home & with Kids
Thursday, November 4th at 6:00 pm

Vermicomposting (worm composting) can be a great way to do composting at home. It is often done inside so food scraps will compost all year round. If you are interested in composting but don’t have space outside, have been limited by the fact that composting slows down during winter, or want to compost inside to teach kids about how composting works then this is the class for you!

This class will be virtual through Zoom. Register here: