Get ready to grow your favorite hot crops! Join City Grange to learn the basics of growing warm weather veggies like peppers, eggplants and, the Queen of the garden, tomatoes. Expect to walk away with the basics on caring for and harvesting these summer jewels.
Reminder, this is an ONLINE ONLY class. You will be sent a link to this class 24 hours prior. Please check your email.
About City Grange
City Grange is a revolutionary destination garden center – teaching, inspiring and empowering today’s urban gardeners.
Mantra : We believe the world would be a better place with more gardeners in it
Mission : Remove every barrier to our customer's growing success
Motto: United We Blossom
About Your Instructor
LaManda Joy is president of City Grange, founder of the nonprofit Peterson Garden Project, author, speaker and Illinois Extension Master Gardener. Her books “Fearless Food Gardening in Chicagoland” (with Teresa Gale) and “Start A Community Food Garden: The Essential Handbook” (Timber Press) strive to make food gardening and community garden organizing accessible to everyone. Inspired by the WW2 Victory Garden movement and her own Greatest Generation parents, LaManda has spoken across the country, including the Library of Congress (twice), about how communities can come together over the important act of growing their own food. As she likes to say (referring to a new Victory Garden movement), “We’ve grown it before, we can grow it again.” Her proudest moment was leading a sing-a-long with 500 participants at a conference in NYC. In addition to teaching thousands of people how to grow their own food…