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
Get tickets and learn more at www.theplantexchange.org