Menoken Farm Garden Tour

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 07/13
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
Menoken Farm

Categories


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Garden Tour Topics and Speakers

  • Entomology: Dr. Jonathan Lundgren, entomologist and agroecologist
  • Pollinators: Darrell Oswald, Chad Thorson and Adam Pachl, soil conservation district technicians
  • Hugelkultur: Derek Lowstuter, forest restoration specialist, North Dakota Forest Service
  • Soils: Jay Fuhrer, soil health specialist, NRCS

Hugelkulture, pronounced hoo-gul-culture, are mounds (or hills) constructed by piling logs, branches, plant waste, compost and additional soil directly on the ground. The process helps to improve soil fertility, water retention and soil warming, thus benefiting plants grown on or near the mounds

REGISTRATION/INFORMATION

Please register by July 7, 2017. There is no registration fee, but we need a count for the dinner, which will be served at 8 p.m. (CDT). To register or for more information, e-mail or call Cindy Makedonski at Burleigh County SCD at lucinda.makedonski@nd.nacdnet.net or 701-250-4518, ext. 3

LOCATION

Menoken Farm, 1107 171st St. N.E., Menoken, N.D.

DIRECTIONS

From I-94, take Menoken Exit 170, drive 1 mile south to Highway 10, drive east for 1 mile to St. Hildegard’s Church, then drive 1/2 mile south