On behalf of NOFA-NJ and the Universalist Unitarian Church of Titusville, Al and NOFA-NJ would like to thank all the webinar participants for supporting our first ever webinar for NOFA-NJ. We also want to thank you for your generosity and willingness to share this content with the NJ Gardening Public. In these challenging times, we want to share knowledge about how to grow your own healthy organic produce at home. Below are the You Tube Links to the sessions and the handout for the series.


Al Johnson’s Organic Gardening Webinar Session 1 Thursday April 2, 2020 (Re-filmed April 4th)
https://youtu.be/OTyZ_eK91bc

Site considerations, Water & Fencing Primer
Planting
 A few short cuts to starting a garden
 Direct Seeding or Transplants
 Crop Planting Schedule
 Rotations


Al Johnson’s Organic Gardening Webinar Session 2 Thursday April 9, 2020 First Half (Re-filmed April 12th)
https://youtu.be/vdnbPju_pRk

Al Johnson’s Organic Gardening Webinar Session 2 Thursday April 9, 2020 Second Half
https://youtu.be/6gBau9LMwZs

Soil Fertility:
 Compost
 Minerals, manures & other additives
 Mulches in season & out
 Cover Crops
What are they?
How do I obtain seeds?
Planting
Management
Incorporation & Bed Prep
 Soil test as a measure of our fertility programs

Al Johnson’s Organic Gardening Webinar Session 3 Thursday April 16, 2020 (Session starts at minute 15:00 – Preceded by a Q&A)
https://youtu.be/DffND4fShYo

Pest Controls:
 Physical & Cultural Controls

  • Variety Selection
  • Rotations
  • Planting times
  • Exclusion
  • Covers
  • Mulch
  • Cover Crops
  • Traps (crop or physical)
     Predators -Insects/Birds
     Biological – parasites/pathogens
     Three Useful Products
     Insects
     Common Diseases
     Weeds
     Keeping the Critters Out

Al Johnson’s Organic Gardening Webinar Session 4 Thursday April 23, 2020 (Session starts at minute 12:00 – Preceded by a Q&A)

Extending the Garden into the Fall
Small Fruit Primer