Anyone can start a garden, whether big or small, in containers, raised beds or in the ground, indoors, or outside. This program will start in the classroom, but journey out into the Garden if time allows. Come and learn about the basics of successful organic vegetable gardening!
- Friday, October 20
- 2 – 4pm, FGCU Kapnick Center Buehler Auditorium at Naples Botanical Garden
- $15 Members / $20 Non-Members
Deana Bess’ life-long passion for gardening and healthy living began as a young girl in a farming community in Northern Michigan. After personally experiencing the powerful healing of organic foods and sustainable living, she has the pleasure and passion to help ohers grow healthy food in a sustainable and earth-friendly way. Deana is a retired Navy Chief Petty Officer and holds an associate’s degree in Management Information Systems, a bachelor’s degree in Business Management, and a master’s degree in Education. In addition to being a certified Square Foot Gardner Instructor, Deana is also a certified Florida Nursey, Growers, and Landscape Association (FNGLA) Horticulture Professional and a Natural-Organic Gardener by Texas Organic Research Center. Currently she works part-time as a gardener at Food and Thought Organic General Store and Café’ in Naples, FL which entails caring for the plants, helping wonderful customers, and hosting classes about gardening.
Registration for Lifelong Learning programs can be completed in person at the Chabraja Visitor Center or online via these links:
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Certain programs fill up quickly and we accept registration on a first come, first served basis. Register early to ensure your program is not cancelled due to low enrollment. If a cancellation is required a refund will be issued.
Questions? Call us at 239.325.1354 or email us at LLL@naplesgarden.org.
Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.