Community Garden Kickoff

Gathering Ground 1751 Lakeview Rd, Washington Island, WI, United States

Our garden planting kickoff date is Thursday, May 23rd from 9-11:30.  Come gather with us at Gathering Ground.  We will have coffee and treats and then you can pick what job you might like to do to help.  Maybe it’s helping with signage or planting lettuce in our raised beds.  It might be holding a string so that we plant in […]

Irrigation Workshop: May 30, 9:30

Gathering Ground 1751 Lakeview Rd, Washington Island, WI, United States

Irrigation Workshop: May 30, 9:30 Sign up deadline: April 10. May 30 at 9:30 am at Gathering Ground. Join us for a workshop where you how to install and use a drip irrigation system for your home garden. Participants will go home with their own irrigation kit. Registration for this class will close March 31. […]

$175

Intern Welcome Bonfire

Hoot Blossom Farm 2162 Swenson Road, Washington, WI, United States

Welcome the new interns with a bonfire and snacks. BYOB.

Free

Weed Management & 3-sisters gardening workshop. June 6.

Weed Management & 3-sisters gardening workshop. June 6. Registration Deadline: May 1 Join us. June 6 at 9:30 am at Gathering Ground. In this workshop we will talk through several ideas for managing your garden for fewer weeds, including solutions for both vegetable gardens and perennial gardens, such as stale seed beds, mulch options and […]

Gardening with Native Plants Workshop

Gathering Ground 1751 Lakeview Rd, Washington Island, WI, United States

Gardening with Native Plants: June 13 Registration deadline to select native plants to take home: May 1. Join us Thursday 6/13 at 9:30 at Gathering Ground. Learn the why and how behind native plant gardens, and receive 7 two-year-old native perennial wildflowers, grasses, sedges and ferns in 1-gallon pots that you choose, grown by Hoot […]

Compost Workshop: June 20

Gathering Ground 1751 Lakeview Rd, Washington Island, WI, United States

Registration Deadline: June 1  Join us Thursday 6/20 to learn the ins and outs of composting, including how to set up and manage a 3-bin home composting system, the technique and benefits of hot compost, how to balance carbon and nitrogen, how to join Gathering Ground’s community compost program, and why composting is so important […]

All Season Lettuce Workshop

Registration Deadline: May 30   Join us Thursday 6/27 at 9:30 am. Learn to grow lettuce in all seasons of the year, including summer. Go home with 10 lettuce seedlings of butterhead and bibb lettuces, as well as seed for fall lettuce. Learn cultivate techniques, succession planting for lettuce all season, and a few tricks […]

Farm and Field Bike Tour

Register now for our fourth annual Island Farm and Field Bike Tour -- history edition. We will visit farms around the Island and hear from farmers about Island Agriculture -- today and yesterday. Registration includes lunch and cider tasting. Register here: https://www.gatheringgroundwi.org/2024/04/15/farm-and-field-bike-tour-2024/

$45

Book Discussion: The Edible Layered Garden by Christina Chung

We will meet to discuss Book Discussion: The Edible Layered Garden by Christina Chung. Pick up a copy at Fair Isle Book Shop: https://bookshop.org/p/books/the-layered-edible-garden-a-beginner-s-guide-to-creating-a-productive-food-garden-layer-by-layer-christina-chung/20155815?ean=9780760385593 Location TBA 4 pm

Free

Book Discussion: The Devil’s Element by Dan Eagan

We will discuss The Devil's Element by Dan Eagan The Devil's Element: https://bookshop.org/a/494/9781324074724 paperback, releases June 4th - they can pre-order) or The Devil's Element: https://bookshop.org/a/494/9781324002666 (hardback - available now) 4 pm Location TBA

Free

Garden Walk

Join us to see what's blooming in the home gardens around the Island! Pick up your map at Gathering Ground's farmers market. Tour runs 10 am to.1 pm. Goodwill donations accepted.

Donation