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Date:

2017-10-14


Hours:

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Location:

Common Ground Garden, 687 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto 94306


Cost:

$30 ($25 Early-bird; purchase before September 14)


Description:

Pruning is vital to your fruit tree’s health. This class the second part of our ‘Home Orchard’ series, including ‘Summer Fruit Tree Thinning and Pruning for Quality’ (6/17/2017), ‘Fall Fruit Tree Pruning for Beauty and Bounty’ (this class), and ‘Bare-root Fruit Tree Planting’ (1/20/2018). Puchase your tickets early and save! If you want a fruitful abundance, make sure you understand the art of pruning, from apricots to apples, pomegranates to plums. In this class, you will learn basic techniques of pruning and what tools to use. Tom Cronin, the workshop teacher, will first demonstrate how to prune a tree and then foster hands-on learning with one-on-one assistance in the pruning process.


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Event Sponsor:

Common Ground Garden


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Comments:

Tom Cronin has gardened for over 25 years, and he is extensively involved in a number of garden projects. To read all about his experience, visit his website, Tom’s Edible Gardens.


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Date:

2017-10-07


Hours:

10:00 a.m. to noon


Location:

Morgan Hill Community Center and Cultural Center, Diana Murphy Room, 17000 Monterey Road, Morgan Hill, CA 95037


Cost:

FREE


Description:

Come learn about the importance of managing your organic waste (food scraps and yard trimmings) at home. Home-based waste management has never been more relevant. With wide reaching applications, backyard composting cuts your contribution to landfills, conserves water, and builds healthy all-natural soils that store carbon. At this workshop you will learn to build, manage and utilize a home compost pile. Please join us for an exciting journey into the world of rot, exploring why something that so many are repulsed by might in fact be the way we save the planet.


Phone:

(408) 918-4640


Event Sponsor:

Composting Education Program


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Date:

2017-10-07


Hours:

10:00 a.m. to Noon


Location:

Community Center Room 3, 201 S. Rengstorff Avenue, Mountain View, CA


Cost:

FREE


Description:

Come learn about the importance of managing your organic waste (food scraps and yard trimmings) at home. Home-based waste management has never been more relevant. With wide reaching applications, backyard composting cuts your contribution to landfills, conserves water, and builds healthy all-natural soils that store carbon. At this workshop you will learn to build, manage and utilize a home compost pile. Please join us for an exciting journey into the world of rot, exploring why something that so many are repulsed by might in fact be the way we save the planet.


Phone:

(408) 918-4640


Event Sponsor:

Composting Education Program


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Date:

2017-10-14


Hours:

10:00 a.m. to Noon


Location:

Murphy Park Building 250 N. Sunnyvale Ave Sunnyvale, CA


Cost:

FREE


Description:

Come learn about the importance of managing your organic waste (food scraps and yard trimmings) at home. Home-based waste management has never been more relevant. With wide reaching applications, backyard composting cuts your contribution to landfills, conserves water, and builds healthy all-natural soils that store carbon. At this workshop you will learn to build, manage and utilize a home compost pile. Please join us for an exciting journey into the world of rot, exploring why something that so many are repulsed by might in fact be the way we save the planet.


Phone:

(408) 918-4640


Event Sponsor:

Composting Education Program


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Date:

2017-10-21


Hours:

10:00 a.m. to Noon


Location:

Cubberley Comm Ctr Room H-1, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94306


Cost:

FREE


Description:

Come learn about the importance of managing your organic waste (food scraps and yard trimmings) at home. Home-based waste management has never been more relevant. With wide reaching applications, backyard composting cuts your contribution to landfills, conserves water, and builds healthy all-natural soils that store carbon. At this workshop you will learn to build, manage and utilize a home compost pile. Please join us for an exciting journey into the world of rot, exploring why something that so many are repulsed by might in fact be the way we save the planet.


Phone:

(408) 918-4640


Event Sponsor:

Composting Education Program


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Date:

2017-10-28


Hours:

10:00 a.m. to Noon


Location:

Environmental Education Center at the McClellan Ranch Preserve 22221 McClellan Rd Cupertino, CA 95014


Cost:

FREE


Description:

Come learn about the importance of managing your organic waste (food scraps and yard trimmings) at home. Home-based waste management has never been more relevant. With wide reaching applications, backyard composting cuts your contribution to landfills, conserves water, and builds healthy all-natural soils that store carbon. At this workshop you will learn to build, manage and utilize a home compost pile. Please join us for an exciting journey into the world of rot, exploring why something that so many are repulsed by might in fact be the way we save the planet.


Phone:

(408) 918-4640


Event Sponsor:

Compost Education Program


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Date:

2017-10-07


Hours:

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Location:

5283 snell avenue san jose ca 95136


Cost:

$6.00 Parking at Martial Cottle Park


Description:

Join us for Martial Cottle Park's Harvest Festival, including our Fall Garden Market. The Harvest Festival celebrates the agricultural heritage of the Santa Clara Valley and the newest park in the county. There will be food, entertainment, park tours, and more. Our Fall Garden Market offers a bounty of winter vegetables and flower seedlings that thrive in our cool winter conditions and will keep your garden producing year round. Vegetables include broccoli, cauliflower, kale, chard, peas, many varieties of lettuce and other salad greens, plus much more. Come get inspired! New this year: Heirloom garlic varieties. We will also have talks by UC Master Gardeners, children's activities, a Green Elephant sale, and Hotline LIVE! where you can ask questions and bring in samples for diagnosis


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Event Sponsor:

UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA


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Comments:

No need to register for this event


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10:00 a.m. to noon, Morgan Hill Community Center and Cultural Center, Diana Murphy Room, 17000 Monterey Road, Morgan Hill, CA 95037

10:00 a.m. to Noon, Community Center Room 3, 201 S. Rengstorff Avenue, Mountain View, CA