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Resh Gala will present our Saturday morning GardenTalk "Fall/Winter Gardening and Season Extension"
This GardenTalk will be at 9:30 AM on Saturday at the Borough Hall
Fall/Winter Gardening and Season Extension
If you follow Resh on Instagram you know that her gardens are producing March through January, whether it's lettuces and tulips in the spring, to strawberries, tomatoes, etc. in early summer. She will discuss how you can recycle your garden per season to get the most productivity even in the fall/winter months.
Resh Gala is a small-space organic gardener from New Jersey and is passionate about encouraging people to grow their own food and live their best lives. She is also the founder and owner of the minority and woman owned business, Hundred Tomatoes LLC, that designs and installs organic kitchen gardens in NJ and surrounding areas.
- Named 2020 Gardener of the Year by - Burpee Home Gardens - 51 K Instagram Followers - www.reshgala.com - Instagram @reshgala.com
Certified Hand Therapist Mary Mundrane-Zweiacher, PT, ATC, CHT will present "Hands On Interactive Session - Increasing Flexibility So You Can Garden Comfortably"
This GardenTalk will be at 3:15 PM on Saturday. The location will either be at the Borough Hall or the Gazebo area.
Hands On Interactive Session - Increasing Flexibility So You Can Garden Comfortably
Gardening is an activity that can be enjoyable for individuals of all ages. During the pandemic, gardening has added color to our lives and homes while enabling us to maintain social distance. Unfortunately, arthritis pain can limit one’s ability to participate in normal gardening tasks but with some preparation and modifications, this rewarding hobby can continue.
After this GardenTalk, you will be able to:
-Prepare your body and warm up for gardening activities
· Identify factors and activities with gardening that may flare-up your arthritis
-Select, or modify, tools to improve your mechanics and reduce the possibility of an arthritis flare-up
-Utilize improved ergonomics or joint protection techniques in your gardening activities
-Learn some stabilization exercises to decrease thumb pain
This will include hands on assessment with Mary. Don't miss this GardenTalk!
Mary Mundrane-Zweiacher is a PT, ATC, CHT, at Premier Physical Therapy and Sports Performance. She is also a gardener, and her garden has something blooming from February to November, even without annuals. has lectured on a variety of topics including medical ethics, knee, sacro-illiac/back, shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand pathology and treatment at the community, collegiate, and professional levels. She has also been published on shoulder, knee and wrist/hand rehabilitation. Ms. Mundrane-Zweiacher served on the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Committee for Professional Ethics from 2014 to 2018 and currently serves on the NATA Honors and Awards Committee. She served as Chair for the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association (EATA) Student Delegation from 2005 to 2019. Ms. Mundrane-Zweiacher also serves on the American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT) Awards Committee and served previously on the Nominations Committee. She has worked with both high school and collegiate marching bands and has been referenced in several media outlets about guidelines for prevention and treatment of injuries to marching band and color guard members.
Nate Haynes will present our Sunday morning GardenTalk "Gardening Like Mother Nature, a No Dig Approach to Gardening
This GardenTalk will be at 9:30 AM on Sunday at the Borough Hall
Gardening Like Mother Nature, a No Dig Approach to Gardening
Nate will cover topics ranging from compost, to microorganisms found in soil, to cover crops, and also discuss the long list of benefits of gardening using this method. I will cover how to start a no dig garden from scratch or how to convert a existing garden into a No Dig one. The main principle to this type of gardening is to focus on the health of your soil. If we put an emphasis on overall soil health and the biology of that system, then we soon learn that growing healthy, nutritious food becomes easier and more enjoyable. I have found No Dig gardening to be one of the most natural ways to garden or even farm, on a larger scale. Join me in an observation and appreciation for Mother Nature, and how we can use what we learn to start a No Dig gardening revolution
Nate Haynes is our local Urban Gardenerg. He has practiced “No Dig” gardening for over five growing seasons and have supplied everything from local restaurants, to neighbors (through a CSA program), to friends and family with fresh, naturally grown produce. Every growing season he has trialed new methods to growing food. His goal has always been to refine every aspect of this process which starts with sowing seeds, growing healthy seedlings, and managing a wide array of crops and their soil fertility needs, and ends with harvesting, packing, and selling produce. The past two years he has consulted for numerous home gardeners and has helped two restaurants start kitchen gardens in an effort to promote a more natural approach to gardening.