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Intro To Organic Gardening: Part I, Garden Design
Date Saturday February 05
Time 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location Details
7th Avenue at Lawton Street
San Francisco, California 94122
Event Type Class/Workshop
Organizer/AuthorGarden for the Environment
Emailinfo [at] gardenfortheenvironment.org
Phone4157315627
Learn how to grow a healthy and beautiful garden that minimizes the impacts on the environment. From building a healthy soil with compost to selecting beautiful plantings appropriate for the Bay Area’s climate, this workshop will give you the basics to implement sustainable gardening practices.

Topics covered include:

Importance of healthy soil
Organic matter
Composting
Selecting colorful plants for the Bay Area climate
Climate appropriate plants
California natives
How to water without waste
Preventing nutrient run-off
Irrigation basics and watering schedules
Natural pest and weed management
Pesticide alternatives
Non-toxic weed control
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Jan 18th, 2011 11:50 AM

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