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Flower above: Guaiacum coulteri, photo credit: Janet Rademacher

Events:

Saturday, November 29th
Keeping Soil Healthy during a Drought
Plants benefit directly from the intricate community of microbiology in the soil around their roots. Learn how to maximize these benefits and conserve water through regular maintenance tasks. This is gardening as if the living soil really matters. You will learn fascinating benefits that lie in our soil food web as taught by Dr. Elaine Ingham. Taught by Alane O'RiellyWeber, who is a lifetime gardener and lover of nature. Herfirst professional forays into horticulture at age 6 led her to wide and varied experiences in nursery work, design and landscape work.

Saturday, December 6th
Worm Composting
Everything you always wanted to know about worms but were afraid to ask. Come join us and learn all about this tidy and very efficient way to turn all your kitchen scraps into botanical gold. Class will include a snack break. Taught by Alane O'Rielly Weber, who is the “Worm Lady of San Mateo” and has been nurturing compost worms since 1987 and teaching vermicomposting for the County of San Mateo since 1998.

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:

2014-11-29


Hours:

10:30-12:30


Location:

Common Ground Garden Supply and Education Center 559 College Ave. Palo Alto, CA 94306


Cost:

$35


Description:

Plants benefit directly from the intricate community of microbiology in the soil around their roots. Learn how to maximize these benefits and conserve water through regular maintenance tasks. This is gardening as if the living soil really matters. You will learn fascinating benefits that lie in our soil food web as taught by Dr. Elaine Ingham. Taught by Alane O'RiellyWeber, who is a lifetime gardener and lover of nature. Herfirst professional forays into horticulture at age 6 led her to wide and varied experiences in nursery work, design and landscape work.


Phone:

650-493-6072


Event Sponsor:

Common Ground Garden Supply and Education Center


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Date:

2014-12-06


Hours:

10:30-1:30


Location:

Common Ground Garden Supply and Education Center 559 College Ave. Palo Alto, CA 94306


Cost:

$49


Description:

Everything you always wanted to know about worms but were afraid to ask. Come join us and learn all about this tidy and very efficient way to turn all your kitchen scraps into botanical gold. Class will include a snack break. Taught by Alane O'Rielly Weber, who is the “Worm Lady of San Mateo” and has been nurturing compost worms since 1987 and teaching vermicomposting for the County of San Mateo since 1998.


Phone:

650-493-6072


Event Sponsor:

Common Ground Garden Supply and Education Center


Click to Register


Click for Map


Comments:


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