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Sustainable Vegetable Gardening

Wednesday, March 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Weekly on the same day until March 16, 2016
| $60.00

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Sustainable Vegetable Gardening

Date – 03/09/16
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Did you know that our Mediterranean climate is perfect for year-round gardens? Join the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy and Master Gardener Dee Brown for an exciting six-week series about sustainable vegetable gardening! Learn how to grow a successful, environmentally responsible food garden that produces delicious vegetables and herbs every month of the year. Topics include: soil preparation, amendments, and fertilizers; irrigation methods and systems; working with both seeds and seedlings; sustainable drought strategies; requirements of specific warm and cool season crops and varieties that do well in our area; and how to identify and manage common pests, weeds, and diseases of vegetable crops in Santa Clara County.



Class 1 (March 2nd): Soil — The importance of healthy soil & how to maintain it
Class 2 (March 9th): Watering & Weeds — How to water plants & control weeds
Class 3 (March 16th): Seeds — How to grow plants from seed
Class 4 (March 23th): Cool Weather Veggies — Veggies suitable for fall, winter, early spring
Class 5 (March 30th): Warm Weather Veggies — Veggies suitable for late spring, summer, early fall
Class 6 (April 6th): Garden Planning — How to plan your own garden


$60/members, $70/non-members

This program takes place at the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Visitor & Education Center, 438 Coleman Ave., San Jose. Pre-registration is required, and space is limited. For more information, visit or call 408-298-7657.




Wednesday, March 2
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:


Guadalupe River Park Conservancy


Guadalupe River Park Conservancy’s Visitor Center
438 Coleman Avenue, San Jose, CA 95110 + Google Map