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|Perennial Vegetable Workshop and Plant Sale|
|Date||Saturday May 12|
|Time||10:00 AM - 1:00 PM|
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|EcoHouse, 1305 Hopkins St., (enter via garden entrance on Peralta), Berkeley|
Join us for a lecture and Q & A with Christopher Shein of Wildheart Gardens and Instructor at Merritt College Landscape Horticulture Program. Learn to select and grow low-maintenance edible plants and how to naturalize annual crops such as lettuce, arugula, chard, and collards by seedsaving. Bring questions about garden vegetables and fruits. There will also be culinary herbs, native flowers, and fruits for sale. Plant sale starts at 12pm and is a fundraiser for the EcoHouse. Unusual perennial vegetables such as Bolivian Sunroots (Yacon), Tuberous Nasturium (Mashua), Tuberous Oxalis (Oca), Sunchokes, Tree Collards and more will be available.
Pre-registration ensures a spot in the class. You can pre-register by using the contact info below or by buying tickets in advance through brown paper tickets. (info below)
Cost: $20 general, $15 EC members, no one turned away for lack of funds.
Info: 510-548-2220 x239, register [at] ecologycenter.org, http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/231320.