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Date:
May 6, 2017
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location:
Arrillaga Family Recreation Center
Address:
700 Alma St.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Contact:
650-349-3000
Cost:
FREE (registration is required and class size is limited)
Water Efficient Edibles
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Water-Efficient Edible Gardening

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Learn to reduce water needs for seasonal vegetable gardening and how to grow vegetables to harvest all summer long.

This class will cover how to incorporate organic maintenance techniques into water-efficient seasonal vegetable gardening, including the use of compost and cover crops/green manure.

Be prepared to go outside for a hands-on workshop! Bring gloves, a 6" minimum diameter plastic, acrylic or glazed ceramic pot and take home your own planting.

If registering via phone, please provide
  • Name
  • Street address
  • Telephone number
  • Desired class

About the instructor

Suzanne Bontempo has worked in the horticulture industry for 20 years in a variety of capacities, including fine gardener, retail nursery manager, urban garden educator, and landscape designer.  She is a Garden Educator and Workshop Instructor at Garden for the Environment, as well as a representative of the Our Water Our World program in the San Francisco Bay Area.  An advocate for integrated pest management, Ms. Bontempo was recognized for excellence in her field when she received the 2013 IPM Innovators Award presented by the California EPA Department of Pesticide Regulations.

This class is cosponsored by the City of Menlo Park and the Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency (BAWSCA).