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The Judd Homestead

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8955 Indian Springs Rd
Frederick, MD 21702 United States
In case you are lost call: (202) 368-3018 http://www.ecologiadesign.com/

March 2019

Fruit Tree Grafting [CANCELED]

March 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Judd Homestead, 8955 Indian Springs Rd
Frederick, MD 21702 United States
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$65.00

Almost all the fruits and nuts we eat these days come from grafted trees. Join us in learning the magic of grafting and basic fruit tree care. During the workshop you will create your own grafted apple tree through hands-on grafting and take your new union home. Also we will cover re-grafting older trees, and grafting tricks that allow grafting ornamental and wild trees to bear tasty fruits. We shall also inadvertently talk about fruit trees in the food forest…

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Wild about Mushrooms

March 31, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Judd Homestead, 8955 Indian Springs Rd
Frederick, MD 21702 United States
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$65.00

Grow your own mushrooms! It is easier to grow mushrooms at home than you think. You can grow delicious and nutritious culinary and medicinal mushrooms in your own garden or home (in apartments, on rooftops and patios, too!) In the workshop we will cover how to inoculate stumps, logs, wood chips, and burlap sacks while improving your garden ecology. In this interactive class you will learn the types of outdoor mushrooms that we can easily grow in our area, the…

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March 2020

Inoculating Mushrooms [OFFSITE]

March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Judd Homestead, 8955 Indian Springs Rd
Frederick, MD 21702 United States
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$75.00

Grow your own mushrooms! It is easier to grow mushrooms at home than you think. You can grow delicious and nutritious culinary and medicinal mushrooms in your own garden or home (in apartments, on rooftops and patios, too!) In the workshop we will cover how to inoculate stumps, logs, wood chips, and burlap sacks while improving your garden ecology. In this interactive class you will learn the types of outdoor mushrooms that we can easily grow in our area, the…

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Cancelled: Fruit Tree Grafting [OFFSITE]

March 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Judd Homestead, 8955 Indian Springs Rd
Frederick, MD 21702 United States
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$75.00

Almost all the fruits and nuts we eat these days come from grafted trees. Join us in learning the magic of grafting and basic fruit tree care. During the workshop you will create your own grafted apple tree through hands-on grafting and take your new union home. Also, we will cover re-grafting older trees, and grafting tricks that allow grafting ornamental and wild trees to bear tasty fruits. We shall also inadvertently talk about fruit trees in the food forest…

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April 2020

Cancelled: Herb Spirals [OFFSITE]

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Judd Homestead, 8955 Indian Springs Rd
Frederick, MD 21702 United States
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$55.00

Herb spirals add instant architecture to your landscape that looks good year around. Herb spirals are versatile and can be tailored to fit any space from an urban courtyard to an entire yard. The spiral is built like a snail shell, with stone spiraling up that captures the sun and stores heat for an extended growing season. A cornucopia of herbs can be grown in the spiral thanks to all the microclimates created through elevation and cardinal directions. Having one…

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RESCHEDULED: Creating Growing Beds–Swales & Hügelkultur [OFFSITE]

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Judd Homestead, 8955 Indian Springs Rd
Frederick, MD 21702 United States
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$55.00

This event has been rescheduled for Sunday, June 28th.  Sign-up here! This is an All-Star workshop that combines creating successful growing beds while cycling water and wood trimmings! In this workshop you will learn about creating raised beds as swales on contour with an extra focus on hügelkultur. Also covered is how to plant fruitful choices and lots of practical permaculture. We will be shaping swales and exemplifying hügelkultur. Learn which designs best fit your land, how they are created,…

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Rescheduled: Edible Landscaping & Straw Bale Home Tour [OFFSITE]

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Judd Homestead, 8955 Indian Springs Rd
Frederick, MD 21702 United States
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$35.00

This event has been rescheduled for June 28th.  Sign-up here! Join us for a fruitful tour of edible and ecological landscapes while learning how to successfully create abundant landscapes with little to no maintenance. Food forests, mushrooms, swale gardens, living willow structures, hügelkultur beds, herb spirals, kiwi arbors, pawpaw groves... and a circular strawbale home. Tastings included. Lead by author and edible landscape designer Michael Judd at Long Creek Homestead. Michael Judd has worked with agro-ecological and whole system designs…

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June 2020

Cancelled: Creating Growing Beds–Swales & Hügelkultur [OFFSITE]

June 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Judd Homestead, 8955 Indian Springs Rd
Frederick, MD 21702 United States
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$55.00

This is an All-Star workshop that combines creating successful growing beds while cycling water and wood trimmings! In this workshop you will learn about creating raised beds as swales on contour with an extra focus on hügelkultur. Also covered is how to plant fruitful choices and lots of practical permaculture. We will be shaping swales and exemplifying hügelkultur. Learn which designs best fit your land, how they are created, and how to make them look good! Michael Judd has worked…

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Cancelled: Edible Landscaping & Straw Bale Home Tour [OFFSITE]

June 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Judd Homestead, 8955 Indian Springs Rd
Frederick, MD 21702 United States
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$35.00

Join us for a fruitful tour of edible and ecological landscapes while learning how to successfully create abundant landscapes with little to no maintenance. Food forests, mushrooms, swale gardens, living willow structures, hügelkultur beds, herb spirals, kiwi arbors, pawpaw groves... and a circular strawbale home. Tastings included. Lead by author and edible landscape designer Michael Judd at Long Creek Homestead. Michael Judd has worked with agro-ecological and whole system designs throughout the Americas for the last 20 years focusing on…

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September 2020

For the Love of PawPaws! [Offsite]

September 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
The Judd Homestead, 8955 Indian Springs Rd
Frederick, MD 21702 United States
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$35.00

America’s largest native fruit grows abundantly throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and is easily cultivated in the home landscape for prime fruit harvests. Join edible landscape author and designer Michael Judd on a colorful and fruitful journey from seed to table.  We will sample select cultivars, try homemade pawpaw ice cream, and tour the Judd's pawpaw orchard and food forest. Michael Judd has worked with agro-ecological and whole system designs throughout the Americas for the last 20 years focusing on applying…

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For the Love of PawPaws! [Offsite]

September 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
The Judd Homestead, 8955 Indian Springs Rd
Frederick, MD 21702 United States
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$35.00

America’s largest native fruit grows abundantly throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and is easily cultivated in the home landscape for prime fruit harvests. Join edible landscape author and designer Michael Judd on a colorful and fruitful journey from seed to table.  We will sample select cultivars, try homemade pawpaw ice cream, and tour the Judd's pawpaw orchard and food forest. Michael Judd has worked with agro-ecological and whole system designs throughout the Americas for the last 20 years focusing on applying…

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