Opening Screen

Events:

Wednesday, July 23rd
Starting a Native Plant Garden during a Drought
Have you ever lost a native plant for no apparent reason soon after planting? Starting a native garden during a drought can be even trickier than when there has been good rainfall. Come to this workshop to learn the right way to plant and care for native plants, even during a drought. Kevin Bryant is a past president of our Chapter of CNPS and works as a native plant landscape consultant.

Saturday, July 26th
Worm Composting Workshop
Learn the step-by-step fundamentals of composting using red wiggler worms. Create a worm habitat with a worm bin, troubleshoot your worm bin and use your valuable worm castings. Worm bins and composting accessories will be available for sale. Residents are welcome to attend any workshop anywhere in the County.

Wednesday, July 30th
Basic Composting Workshop
Turn your grass, leaves and kitchen scraps into a wonderful soil amendment. Green waste and worm composting will be covered. The Soil Saver compost bin ($50) and Wriggly Wranch worm bin ($50) will be available for sale to San Jose residents. The Earth Machine compost bin ($55) and worm bin ($13) and composting accessories will be available for sale. Residents are welcome to attend any workshop anywhere in the County.

Funding Agencies

Santa Clara Valley Urban Runoff Pollution Prevention Program

Recycling & Waste Reduction Commission of Santa Clara County


Participating Agencies

City of Cupertino

City of Los Altos

Town of Los Altos Hills

City of Milpitas

City of Mountain View

City of Palo Alto

City of San Jose

City of Santa Clara

Santa Clara County

Santa Clara Valley Water District

City of Sunnyvale

West Valley Communities (Campbell, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Saratoga)

Date:

2014-07-26


Hours:

10:00 - Noon


Location:

Cubberley Community Center Room H-1, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto


Cost:

Free


Description:

Learn the step-by-step fundamentals of composting using red wiggler worms. Create a worm habitat with a worm bin, troubleshoot your worm bin and use your valuable worm castings. Worm bins and composting accessories will be available for sale. Residents are welcome to attend any workshop anywhere in the County.


Phone:

408 918-4640


Event Sponsor:

Recycling and Waste Reduction Commission of Santa Clara County


Click to Register


Comments:

Registration is required. Space is limited. Adults only please.


Date:

2014-07-30


Hours:

6:00 - 8:00PM


Location:

Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Visitor and Education Center, 438 Coleman Ave, San Jose


Cost:

Free


Description:

Turn your grass, leaves and kitchen scraps into a wonderful soil amendment. Green waste and worm composting will be covered. The Soil Saver compost bin ($50) and Wriggly Wranch worm bin ($50) will be available for sale to San Jose residents. The Earth Machine compost bin ($55) and worm bin ($13) and composting accessories will be available for sale. Residents are welcome to attend any workshop anywhere in the County.


Phone:

408 918-4640


Event Sponsor:

Recycling and Waste Reduction Commission of Santa Clara County


Click to Register


Comments:

Registration is required. Space is limited. Adults only please.


Date:

2014-07-23


Hours:

6:00 PM - 7:30


Location:

Santa Teresa Branch Library


Cost:

Free


Description:

Have you ever lost a native plant for no apparent reason soon after planting? Starting a native garden during a drought can be even trickier than when there has been good rainfall. Come to this workshop to learn the right way to plant and care for native plants, even during a drought. Kevin Bryant is a past president of our Chapter of CNPS and works as a native plant landscape consultant.


Phone:


Event Sponsor:

CNPS


Comments: