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Intro To Organic Gardening: Part I, Garden Design

Date:
Saturday, February 05, 2011
Time:
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Event Type:
Class/Workshop
Organizer/Author:
Garden for the Environment
Email:
Phone:
4157315627
Location Details:
7th Avenue at Lawton Street
San Francisco, California 94122

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 Tue, Jan 18, 2011 11:50AM
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