UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA
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UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA

Sustainable Vegetable Gardening - San Jose

Date: February 22, 2017

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Contact: Guadalupe River Park Conservancy

Sponsor: UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County

Location: Guadalupe River Park

Event Details

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Did you know that our Mediterranean climate is perfect for year-round gardens? Join the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy in partnership with UC Master Gardener Dee Brown for an exciting six-week series about sustainable vegetable gardening!

Learn how to grow a successful, environmentally responsible food garden that produces delicious vegetables and herbs every month of the year!

Topics include: soil preparation, amendments, and fertilizers; irrigation methods and systems; working with both seeds and seedlings; sustainable drought strategies; requirements of specific warm- and cool-season crops and varieties that do well in our area; and how to identify and manage common pests, weeds, and diseases of vegetable crops in Santa Clara County.

This is a six-week class meeting on Wednesdays Feb. 22, March 1, March 8, March 15, March 22, and March 29. Cost is $70. Register with the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy.

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