UNIVERSITY FARM PROGRAM:
The University Farm, comprised of Squire Valleevue and Valley Ridge Farms, is a beautiful 389-acre property in Hunting Valley, Ohio, that features forests, ravines, waterfalls, meadows, ponds, and a self-contained watershed. Owned by Case Western Reserve University, the farm has a number of buildings designed for educational, research, and recreational purposes.
Autumn in the Country classes at the farm take advantage of the spectacular surroundings for inspiration and as a setting for learning about nature, cultivation, and the environment.
To register online, click on the individual course titles listed below.
COURSES WITH CWRU FARM HORTICULTURIST CHRIS BOND
The classes below will be taught by CWRU Farm Horticulturist Chris Bond, co-author of Case Western Reserve University: Squire Valleevue and Valley Ridge Farms, Certified Permaculture Designer, Ohio Certified Nursery Technician, and New York State Certified Nursery Professional.
Each course will commence in the Kutina Classroom at Squire Valleevue Farm.
A class entirely devoted to the care and culture of the blueberry. Class will look at Blueberry types and varieties, a history of blueberries and their uses, site selection and preparation/ incorporating blueberries into your existing landscape and the care and culture of your blueberries (both organic and traditional methods will be examined). Diseases and Pests of Blueberries and their controls will be looked at as well as nutritional information about blueberries. Class will be a combination of instruction and hands-on activities.
Saturday, October 4, 1:00 PM -3:30 PM