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Bay Nature Events Calendar

The Bay Nature events calendar features events sponsored by Bay Area nature organizations from Sonoma to Santa Cruz. Find guided hikes, learn about Bay Area wildlife, enjoy nature festivals, and more! For Bay Nature-sponsored events click here.

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Sustainable Vegetable Gardening Series

Wednesday, February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

| $70

REGISTRATION CLOSES 2/15/17

Did you know that our Mediterranean climate is perfect for year-round gardens? Join the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy in partnership with UC 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 (February 22nd): Soil — The importance of healthy soil & how to maintain it
Class 2 (March 1st): Watering & Weeds — How to water plants & control weeds
Class 3 (March 8th): Seeds — How to grow plants from seed
Class 4 (March 15th): Cool Weather Veggies — Veggies suitable for fall, winter, early spring
Class 5 (March 22nd): Warm Weather Veggies — Veggies suitable for late spring, summer, early fall
Class 6 (March  29th): Garden Planning — How to plan your own garden

 

$60/members, $70/non-members

 

Visit our website for details (like registration!): http://www.grpg.org/education/adult-family-education-programs/

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 www.grpg.org or call 408-298-7657.

 

Details

Date:
Wednesday, February 22
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$70
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.grpg.org/events/sustainable-vegetable-gardening-2017-02-22/
 

Organizer

Mel Sarmento
Phone:
4082987657 x18
Email:
mel@grpg.org
Website:
www.grpg.org

Venue

Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Visitor & Education Center
438 Coleman Ave., San Jose, CA 95110
Phone:
4082987657
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