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Cane Berries for the Backyard (online)

  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • 25 US dollars
  • Online Class

Delicious raspberries and blackberries are the brambles most commonly grown in suburban backyards. Learn the basics in this fun ONLINE class and enjoy a lifetime of delicious, juicy fruit: - Choosing the best varieties for central Ohio/zones 5/6 (and why you should drop a zone) - Blackberries vs. raspberries vs. black raspberries - what's the difference? - Optimal growing conditions - Soil prep - Trellising - Fertilizing - Pest control - Pruning - when, how, and WHY - Weed control Students will receive several PDF handouts before class. NOTE: This live ONLINE class is offered on TWO different dates -- as you register, please scroll through the calendar to choose your desired date: Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 6:30-8 PM Thursday, March 7, at 6:30-8 PM BONUS: Join us for a FREE in-person pruning demonstration of our raspberry beds at CGS in early March. Students receive the date and time in class. Garden participation is voluntary but encouraged. ** SPECIAL OFFER: CGS is selling bareroot plants of our FAVORITE red raspberry 'Caroline'. Order 10+ bareroot plants, and we'll enroll you in *this class* for FREE! (See for details.) INSTRUCTOR: Tisa Watts is the founder of the Columbus Garden School. She’s a landscape designer, educator, and public speaker with 20+ years of professional experience. She has a degree in Horticulture and Landscape Design, and her passion is helping Columbus residents identify the best native plants to restore backyard biodiversity to our neighborhoods!

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, please contact us at least 72 hours prior to class to cancel your registration. (Refund policy for materials fee, if applicable, may vary and is included in class description.) In most cases, you can transfer your class enrollment to a friend -- just let us know! Please note, we do NOT record or distribute our online presentations.

Contact Details

+ (614) 404-7236

1350 East Cooke Road, Columbus, OH, USA

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