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Wed April 23, 2014

Sustainable Vegetable Gardening

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Wednesdays from March 19th to April 23rd
6:30pm to 8:30pm
$60/members, $70/non-members


Did you know that our Mediterranean climate is perfect for year-round gardens? Join us and 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.



Class 1 (March 19th): Soil — What is healthy soil? How do I get it & maintain soil health.
Class 2 (March 26th): Watering & Weeds — How to water plants & control weeds
Class 3 (April 2nd): Seeds —How to grow plants from seed.
Class 4 (April 9th): Cool Weather Veggies — Veggies suitable for Fall, Winter, Early Spring
Class 5 (April 16th): Warm Weather Veggies — Veggies suitable for Late Spring, Summer, Early Fall
Class 6 (April 23rd): Garden Planning — How to plan your own garden



All programs take place at the Guadalupe Visitor & Education Center, 438 Coleman Ave in San Jose. Pre-registration is required, space is limited. For more information visit grpg.org or call 408-298-7657.
Wednesdays from March 19th to April 23rd
6:30pm to 8:30pm
$60/members, $70/non-members


Did you know that our Mediterranean climate is perfect for year-round gardens? Join us and 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.



Class 1 (March 19th): Soil — What is healthy soil? How do I get it & maintain soil health.
Class 2 (March 26th): Watering & Weeds — How to water plants & control weeds
Class 3 (April 2nd): Seeds —How to grow plants from seed.
Class 4 (April 9th): Cool Weather Veggies — Veggies suitable for Fall, Winter, Early Spring
Class 5 (April 16th): Warm Weather Veggies — Veggies suitable for Late Spring, Summer, Early Fall
Class 6 (April 23rd): Garden Planning — How to plan your own garden



All programs take place at the Guadalupe Visitor & Education Center, 438 Coleman Ave in San Jose. Pre-registration is required, space is limited. For more information visit grpg.org or call 408-298-7657.
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