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Alameda County Master Gardener Seminar: The Wild and Wonder of Bay Area Gardening

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“The Wild and Wonder of Bay Area Gardening” begins our second decade of educational outreach to the East Bay gardening community. The October 26th event covers the garden cycle from dream to harvest, with twelve timely workshops presented by outstanding garden experts. Attendees will choose 3, 90-minute classes from the list below:

Imagining:
The Beautiful Edible Garden, Leslie Bennett and Stefani Bittner
Lawnless Landscape, Kelly Marshall
Planting a Food Forest, Christopher Shein

Digging In
Weeds: Yank ‘em or Thank ‘em, Mark Brunell
Winter Veggies in Wonderland, Pam Peirce
Coping with Critters (Safely), Andrew Sutherland

Enriching
Small Gardens: Right Plant, Right Place, Susan Handjian
Herbal Delights, Rosemary Loveall Sale
Creating Habitat for Wildlife, George McRae

Harvesting
The Almighty Tomato, Drying Herbs and Other Edibles, and Very Berry Jellies and Jams, El Dorado County Master Food Preservers

Always appreciated are the morning refreshments, optional boxed lunch, book sale and lunchtime demonstrations from composting to tool sharpening. Register online.

Start:
Saturday, October 26, 2013 8:30 am
End:
Saturday, October 26, 2013 3:00 pm
Venue:
Lake Merritt Garden Center
Address:
666 Bellevue Ave, Oakland, CA, 94610
Cost:
$45
Event URL:
acmg.ucdavis.edu/Fall_Seminar/
Wheelchair Accessibility:
Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information.
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