Spring container gardening workshop coming March 3

Lifestyle | 21 Feb, 2018 |

 On Saturday, March 3, Tony Kasowski brings his edible landscape and urban farm knowledge to Sphinx Date Company Palm and Pantry, located at 3039 North Scottsdale Road, where he’ll teach novice gardeners tips and tricks to container gardening and small-space gardening.

“We’re so excited to bring Tony’s expertise to our customers and guests,” says Rebecca Seitz of Sphinx Date Company Palm and Pantry. “We pride ourselves on presenting local, artisan and natural products and Tony’s class is an extension of our mission.”

From 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on March 3, Kasowski educates guests on growing nutritious food on a patio, balcony, windowsill or raised bed; how to extend the growing season; and how to minimize pest damage. Cost for the class is $40. Guests are encouraged to bring new or old “problem plants,” planters or containers. Soil, amendments and plants will be available for purchase. Registration and more information available via www.sphinxdateco.com/tonygrowsfood.

A Phoenix-based edible landscape and urban farm consultant, builder and educator, Tony Kasowski has had his hand in the development and continual production of many flourishing gardens and farms valley wide including non-profits, professional sports teams, and small community spaces.

ABOUT: Sphinx Date Company Palm and Pantry is owned by mother/daughter team Sharyn and Rebecca Seitz. Sphinx Date Ranch’s Arizona history spans more than 60 years, offering the freshest locally sources dates and farm-direct edible gifts such as dried fruit and nut tins. The Palm and Pantry features artisan-sourced products, Arizona wines, craft beers and of course, famous date shakes. For more, visit www.SphinxDateRanch.com.

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