2016 Eco-Ag U ─ Natural-Organic System — Crops & Landscapes
1 day, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 ─ open to All-Access and Conference-Plus registrants
Badge pickup at 8 a.m. Class begins promptly at 8:30 a.m.
Natural-Organic System — Crops & Landscapes
In this day-long seminar, Howard Garrett, national thought leader and author of numerous books on organic landscaping, gardening and growing, will teach the key elements of his innovative organic growing methods.
Solid natural, organic systems work whether on a farm, in a market garden, or in landscape and turf settings. Howard Garrett has proved it over and over. He will share the core principles coupled with real-world advice suited for all growers but particularly valuable for tree growers, golf course and turf managers, landscape managers, specialty crop farmers, and more.
This seminar will explain the natural-organic program and why it works better in every way for home gardens and farms. It will give detailed, proven instructions for biological soil building, correct planting techniques, tree management, organic fertilizing, natural non-toxic and biological pest control, compost making and management, mulching pros and cons, landscaping tips, food crop production, irrigation, and more. The seminar will teach how to switch from using destructive synthetic fertilizers and toxic pesticides over to natural-organic techniques and products.
During the seminar, you will learn to:
• Stop using destructive synthetic fertilizers and toxic pesticides.
• Use natural-organic techniques and products effectively.
• Save water and money with a more enjoyable approach to gardening and farming.
The seminar will include the following categories:
• Introduction to Organics
• Soil Building
• Proper Planting Techniques
• Tree Planting and Management
• Insect Control
• Disease Control
• Weed Control
• Compost and Mulch
• Food Crops
The presenter has converted the landscapes of some of the world's largest corporations to organic practices with the result being stunning appearance and cost savings, all without relying on offending toxic materials.
Learn More About the Presenter and his Natural, Organic SystemsHoward Garrett's "The Dirt Doctor" website.
Texas Organic Research Center
The Dirt Doctor Channel with Howard Garrett on Youtube.
About Howard's books.