Growing Edibles and Gardening Sustainably
UC MASTER GARDENERS PRESENT:
Each month, we teach two Saturday workshops to help beginning and intermediate gardeners.
Classes are FREE but advance registration is required as classes do fill up. MOST classes will be held at Lyngso Garden Materials, 19 Seaport Blvd., Redwood City. (MAP). Parking is plentiful and free. Other class locations will be noted.
Sign up and learn the joys of gardening and eating a meal fresh from the garden.
SAVE THE DATES FOR THE FOLLOWING CLASSES
at Lyngso Garden Materials:
What: Landscapes without Lawns: Designs for Water-wise Sustainable Landscapes.
When: May 04, Saturday, 10am -11:30am
Our landscapes are dominated by lawns but there are many attractive alternatives that are much more appropriate for our summer-dry climate. In this presentation, Master Gardener and Landscape Designer Julie Montanari will show you a wide variety of design styles for beautiful, water-wise, productive home gardens-without the lawn! We'll also talk about the healthy way to remove existing lawns and great water-wise choices. Click here to Register
What: Soil Food Web: A Key to a Healthy Garden
When: May 4, Saturday, 1pm - 3pm
A truly organic garden is full of life, not just above ground but in the soil too. Join Master Gardener Theresa Lyngso and Earl Boyd LEED AP and learn about the relationship between plants and microbes. Learn how soil structure is created and how the growth of soil life is supported as your garden thrives. Click here to Register
What: Herbs for the Garden; Herbs for the Kitchen.
When: May 18, Saturday, 10am - 12 noon
Learn all of the basics of growing and using culinary herbs, starting your herbs from seeds, cuttings, transplants, and division; integrating herbs into your landscapes and vegetable garden; maintaining your plants with sustainable methods; harvesting your herb; preserving your herbs by drying and freezing; and using herbs in vinegars, oils, butters, teas, and sachets.
This class will be taught by Master Gardeners Kathy Fleming and Cindi Morris. Kathy has been growing herbs in containers and in her garden landscape for 15 years. She loves to make herb teas. Cindi Morris is the creator and curator of the herb garden in the Master Gardener Demonstration Garden in Redwood City. Last year she grew 46 different herbs there! She also conducted a research project to determine which parsleys grow best on the coast. Click here to Register.
The UC Master Gardeners of San Mateo and San Francisco counties are a part of University of California Cooperative Extension. We are UC-trained volunteers who provide home gardeners with research-based information that promotes sustainable gardening practices and a healthy environment.