TOMATO FEST 2019
A great way to kick off the vegetable gardening season. Viola's Flower
Garden hosts a weekend event with free classes to help you in the
best ways to maintain your garden. So far all the talks are going to be
10:00 From The Garden To The Kitchen
By: Frank Branham previous owner of The Cottage Place
You grew it, now what? The previous owner of the Cottage Place Frank Branham, is going to share his techniques on how to prepare your cold hardy vegetables. You don’t get someone with this much experience to often. This will be a must see.
11:00 Growing Native Flowers And Shrubs For Pollinators
By: Judy Springer
Judy is a plant ecologist at the Ecological Restoration Institute at NAU.
She has graced us with many really great talks.
This one will be no different.
She will enlighten us on which native shrubs and flowers are great
pollinators. This is a class for new and experienced gardeners wanting
to learn more about our Flagstaff Natives.
12:00 Beginning Gardening
By: Robyn Walters co-owner of Viola’s
Robyn will help you make gardening fun and easy in Flagstaff. This class is for people new to gardening in Flagstaff. Whether it’s in the ground or in a pot she will have great tips and tricks.
If she can do it so can you!
1:00 Organic Pest Control For The Garden
By: Art Escobedo Co-Owner Of Viola’s
Why not use nature to help control the pests in your garden? Art’s many years experience with Viola’s and gardening has built his knowledge on pest control. He will share how simple early pest treatments can make a world of difference in the garden. A great class for people new to Flagstaff, as well as new and experienced gardeners.
2:00 Season Extending
By: Frank Branham previous owner of the Cottage Place
Frank use to grow veggies for the Cottage Place. He will show you how to
get the most out of a Flagstaff gardening season. Flagstaff’s short
gardening season can be tricky. Sometimes if you don’t extend the
season you can miss out on getting a decent harvest. Frank will show
you a couple of tips on how to extend the season
so you get the most out of your garden.
2:00 For Kids: Plant a Magic Bean
Best selection of veggies in town!!! Many Organic and Heirloom ∙ GMO FREE
Over 75 Varieties of Tomato Plants and Seeds: Heirloom,Organic & Hybrid