Adult Programs

Edible Gardening Series: Cool-Season Vegetables (Online)

Enjoy homegrown vegetables well before the last frost date. Natasha Nicholes of We Sow We Grow will give you the low-down on cold-tolerant veggies, greens, and herbs that thrive in the cooler temperatures and shorter days of early spring and late autumn.

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Enjoy homegrown vegetables well before the last frost date. Natasha Nicholes of We Sow We Grow will give you the low-down on cold-tolerant veggies, greens, and herbs that thrive in the cooler temperatures and shorter days of early spring and late autumn. Find out when to plant, how to harvest, and what you might be able to grow throughout the winter. Learn about season extension tools and techniques, such as row covers, cold frames, and soil warming. 

About We Sow We Grow

We Sow We Grow is working to address the lack of food education in the West Pullman area of Chicago and beyond, providing support to home growers and food producers everywhere. Anyone can grow their own food with the proper support and education.

How do I access the program?

  • A link to join the program will be included in the Order Summary email you receive after registering. Keep this email handy!
  • Click on the link at the scheduled date and time. 
  • The program will be recorded.

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More classes in the Edible Gardening Series:

Healthy Soil, Healthy Harvest (Online)

Caring for Your Organic Kitchen Garden (Online

  • This program will take place using Zoom. A link will be provided to registrants by email. Click on the link to join the program at the scheduled date and time. 
  • Please add education@mortonarb.org to your address book. You will receive an email from this address with the link to join class.
  • Automatically generated captions will be available.
  • Limit 50

Natasha Nicholes, founder, We Sow We Grow 

Instructor bio: Natasha Nicholes is the executive director of We Sow We Grow, a gardening movement born from the desire to turn empty plots of land on the city’s South Side into an urban community farm, with a larger online community aimed at creating gardeners from all walks of life. Natasha is also a mom, blogger, and part-time homesteader from Chicago. Learn more at wesowwegrow.org and her blog, housefulofnicholes.com.

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