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					            BEYOND THE BASICS
       n    Growing More Than Peas and Carrots




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            BEYOND THE BASICS
n    GARDEN
     PHILOSOPHY
       n    Outdoors and active
       n    Growing some of your
            own food
       n    Fresher and higher
            quality with fewer $$’s
       n    Eat what is in season
       n    Year around harvest in
            the Portland area
       n    Expect crop failures –
            Learn from mistakes
       n    Practice – Practice -
            Practice
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COMMUNITY GARDEN CREATORS
   •NON-PROFIT FOUNDED IN 2009 TO DEVELOP COMMUNITY GARDENS
   •TARGET CHURCHES AND OTHER LAND-OWING NON-PROFITS
   •GOAL – INCREASE GARDENING OPPORTUNITIES IN THE METRO AREA




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            BEYOND THE BASICS
n    Beyond Basic Potatoes
n    Easy to grow
n    Kids love to harvest
n    Plant several times
n    Use “seed” potatoes




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            BEYOND THE BASICS
n    Cold Frame
       n    Early Start
       n    Open in Summer
       n    Fall Greens




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            BEYOND THE BASICS
n    Fall Greens
       n    Late Sept.
       n    Open ends for
            ventilation




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            BEYOND THE BASICS
n    Perennials
       n    Asparagus
       n    Artichoke
       n    Rhubarb
n    Plant Once – Eat
     for years



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            BEYOND THE BASICS
n    IPM
       n    Integrated Pest
            Management
       n    Not just………
       n    Combine Methods




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            BEYOND THE BASICS
n    Grow Vertical
       n    Save space
       n    Sturdy support
       n    Posts and wires




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            BEYOND THE BASICS
n    High Quality Tomatoes
       n    Control vegetative
            growth
       n    Provide strong support
       n    Limit water




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            BEYOND THE BASICS




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            BEYOND THE BASICS
n    Transplants - Grow Your
     Own
       n    Earlier harvest
       n    Correct spacing / no
            thinning
       n    Compete better with
            weeds/pests
       n    Improved utilization of
            garden space
       n    Tolerate lower quality
            soil


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            BEYOND THE BASICS
n    Advantages of using
     your own transplants
       n    Save $$’s
       n    Varieties that you
            like
       n    Correct timing for
            planting




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            BEYOND THE BASICS
            GOOD LUCK AND GOOD GARDENING




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