Sat, May 15|
Grow Your Own - Potatoes
High elevation gardening is tricky! Enjoy instruction from an expert who will cover planting, harvesting, river/lake friendly gardening techniques, biology discussions, and information on the history of this group of food crops. Virtual class is FREE. Starter plants available for $10.
Time & Location
May 15, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
About The Event
Thank you to everyone who joined for the class! The recording will be available soon. You can still purchase starts below!
Join us for a FREE Grow Your Own virtual workshop focusing on growing organic potatoes at high altitude on Tuesday, May 11th at 5pm PT, taught by Master Gardner Melissa Guthrie. As many of us know, high elevation gardening is tricky! Enjoy instruction from an expert who will cover planting, harvesting, pest management, river/lake friendly gardening techniques, biology discussions, and information on the history of this group of food crops.
You MUST pre-register for the free virtual workshop by reserving a ticket below. If you are unable to attend the live workshop you can still register to purchase starter plants. The virtual workshop will be recorded and posted on this site to watch at a later time.
In addition, a variety pack of $10 starter plants are available for pick-up in Truckee, Tahoe City, and South Lake on the Saturday morning following each class, 9am-11am. Pay in advance to reserve your starts AND help support the future of the Grow Your Own Program. You’ll receive a good amount of starter potatoes of multiple varieties.
*All plant varieties and counts subject to change based on the success of growing the starts
Participants growing the provided starts will be sent a brief end of season growing survey to help identify successful varieties for the difficult Truckee/Tahoe climate.
The Grow Your Own workshop series is brought to you by UC Davis TERC, UCCE Master Gardeners of Lake Tahoe, the Tahoe Heritage Foundation, and Slow Food Lake Tahoe. We appreciate your support of our programs!
If you have any questions, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Virtual Workshop ONLY
You will be emailed the link to view the virtual workshop a couple days prior.
Help support the future of the program - View the free virtual workshop and pick up your $10 starter plants on the Saturday following the class, 9am-11am in Truckee, Tahoe City, or South Lake. Starter plants that are not picked up will be donated to the garden, no refunds will be given. Receive a good amount of starter potatoes of multiple varieties. *All plant varieties and counts subject to change based on the success of growing the starts