Glenmont’s new independent senior living community for adults 55 and older has teamed up with Capital Roots to offer four one-hour gardening workshops in the gardens at Glenmont Abbey Village through the months of July, August and September. The workshops, which are a part of Glenmont Abbey Village’s SUN Program, cover a variety of topics and are open to residents, as well as to the general public.
Capital Roots, a local non-profit actively working to provide nutritional and horticultural education to all throughout the Capital Region through outreach and community gardening projects, will be conducting the workshops, which include:
“Organic Gardening for Happy Plants and a Healthy Garden,” July 13, 10:30 a.m. – Learn about maintaining plant health, growing a healthier garden using simple and sensible organic gardening methods, extending your growing season, and more.
“Maximizing Your Garden,” July 27, 10:30 a.m. – Discuss steps to planning a garden that will flourish in limited space, how to prepare your soil, and how to create the ideal garden layout. Gardener will during the
“Solutions to Common Garden Pests and Diseases,” Aug. 10, 11 a.m. – Learn how to identity crucial signs that indicate the presence of common garden pests and diseases and the necessary actions to prevent pest-damage
“Winterizing Your Garden,” Sept. 7, 10:30 a.m. – Covers soil remediation, protecting perennial plants, and techniques that will help improve soil fertility and plant health.
To learn more about these workshops and to reserve a spot, call Glenmont Abbey Village at 888-892-2177, or visit glenmontabbeyvillage.com and capitalroots.org for more information about Glenmont Abbey Village and Capital Roots, respectively.