UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA
University of California
UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA

Planting & Maintaining a new California Native Garden - San Jose

Date: October 15, 2022

Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Contact: UC Master Gardeners

Sponsor: UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA

Location: Martial Cottle Park in the UC Master Gardener Pavilion

Event Details

This talk is a follow-up to the August “Planning a Simple California Native Garden” talk and for people interested in California Natives...

How do you go from plans on paper to plants in the ground? Master Gardener Paula Stapleton will take you from evaluating and preparing your soil, selecting plants at the nursery, understanding your new plants first year irrigation needs, and the pros & cons of different irrigation types for your landscape. Most importantly, Paula will give a demonstration of the “Mud” method of planting, which greatly improves the survival and vigor of new plantings!

Presenter: UC Master Gardener Paula Stapleton

Registration: None

Cost: Free

Location: Map


Participants should wear closed-toed shoes, layered clothing and a hat, as the class is held outside in our Pavilion. A refillable water bottle, notebook and writing implements are recommended. Please arrive 15 minutes early to allow time to park and sign in.

Please note: the park charges $6.00 for parking, or park closer to our area on Chynoweth Avenue near Vauxhall Circle for free.


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