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Urban Gardening Classes

July 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

| $12

Join The Plant Exchange for one of two simultaneous Urban Gardening Workshops!

Workshop #1: Intro to Gardening

Gardening Basics: Review the importance of selecting the planting site for sun/shade, improving and preparing your soil, watering, mulching, fertilizing, deciding what to plant.

Cool Season Gardening: Discuss what you can grow, how to prepare your soil for gardening during the cooler seasons.

Speaker: Susan Fritz has been a Master Gardener since 2014. She is the current project lead for the Speakers Bureau of the Alameda County Master Gardeners.
Workshop #2: Advanced Soil Amendments

Topics covered will include:

Compost Tea – Learn how to make homemade teas for more roots, better flowers, or lush growth.

Ferments for plants – Ferments are all the goodness of organic ingredients that’s been concentrated to feed to your plants.

Organic Pest and Fungal Management – Learn how to make your own organic, and safe, pest and fungal management concoctions.

Speaker: Jesse Porter, Owner of Oakland Garden Supply and Soil Enthusiast. He loves to educate people about how to cultivate beautiful plants and gardens with the right soil and soil treatments.

$10 online, $12 at the door
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July 14, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Plant Exchange
(510) 866-8482


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The Plant Exchange
4500 Lincoln Ave., Oakland, California 94602 + Google Map
(510) 866-8482