Timetable Urban Gardening

The regular date of this course will be agreed upon with the participants.

This is a draft of the timetable, which will probably change a lot with the weather and your interests.


Intro (Monday 20.03. – 16:30)

  • Orientation
  • Finding a suitable time to meet
  • Input: What is Urban Gardening? (Story, inspiring projects)
  • What are your expectations? What do you want to learn? What do you want to grow?
  • Outside: Checking the site
    See blogpost

Beginnings (Monday 27.03. – 16:45)

  • Input: Reclaiming the City. (Guerilla Gardening? More project ideas)
  • How-To: Seed propagation 
  • Outside: Cleaning and repairing
  • Fresh cress and bread
    See blogpost

Building (Friday 7.04. – 13:00)

  • Input: Where things grow. (why plants are amazing and different kind of gardening beds)
  • How-To: Build a raised bed.
  • Outside: Building raised beds, first plants/seeds.
  • Project: Time for research and work on ideas, exchange
    See blogpost

// (Friday 14.04.)

Easter holidays /propagation / gardening on your window sill


It starts with the Soil (Friday 21.04. – 13:00)

  • Input: Let’s talk about soil (Why is it so important? What is good soil?)
  • How-To: Soil check and aerating the soil
  • Outside: Building and filling raised beds / rice bags
  • Project: Get started!
    See blogpost

Fertility (Friday 28.04. – 13:00)

  • Input and How-To: Basic Soil Science, Fertilizers, Compost
  • Outside: Planting some starter plants in the snow rain.
    See blogpost

Optional / Copenhagen (Friday 05.05. – 13:00)

  • Outside: Collecting more biomass (tree cuttings and leaves), filling the second raised bed.

Freedom (Friday 12.05. – 13:00)

  • Input: Free Education (Gardening Knowledge, serlo.org, Companion Planting)
  • Outside: Looking after our plants, building, planting.
    See blogpost

Water (Friday 19.05. – 13:00)

  • Input: Watering (why, how, when, rainwater harvesting, tips & tricks)
  • Outside: Watering, weeding …
  • Projects: Let’s get started
  • Food and Drinks: we try mitsuna leaves and lemon balm tea
    See blogpost

Planing (Friday 26.05. – 13:00)

  • Input: Garden Planing (Companion planting, crop rotation, square foot gardening)
  • Outside: 
  • Projects: Prototyping

// (Friday 02.06.)

Pentecost (Pfingsten) / gardening on the balcony or sneaking to the Uni to garden anyway


Permaculture (Friday 09.06. – 13:00)

  • Input: Permaculture (What is Permaculture? How to design landscapes, closed loop systems)
  • Outside: 
  • Projects: ongoing.
    See blogpost

Cloning and Seeds again (Friday 16.06. – 13:00)

  • Input: Choosing your Seeds, vegetative reproduction of herbs

O’Pflanzt is (Friday 23.06. – 13:00)

  • Trip: Tour of O’pflanzt is! (community garden) with Sophia
  • Projects: Let’s hurry.

Wild Herbs  (Friday 30.06. – 13:00)

  • Food is everywhere: Wild herb walk with Evelyn
  • Projects: Endspurt!

Harvest celebration (Friday 07.07. – 13:00)

  • Cleaning up the garden for the summer
  • Harvesting, cooking, celebrating
  • Feedback round
  • Projects: Show and Tell

Exhibition (Friday 21.07 – Sunday 23.07.)


Optional feedback (Friday 28.07. // 10:00–11:00)


 

Extras

  • Rewilding session (next year maybe)