Interested in rainwater harvesting? Thinking of setting-up a rainwater harvesting system? Now is the perfect time to start planning in preparation for our fall and winter rains. Join Garden for the Environment for this free, hands-on class sponsored by the SFPUC. You’ll learn what to consider and where to start for systems as simple as a single barrel under a downspout, or as complicated as an indoor plumbing system for toilet flushing.
Upcoming Events At This Venue
November 15, 2014
Year-round vegetable gardening is integral to creating a foodsystem whose values reflect seasonality, locality and clean food. To take full advantage of the unique gardening climate in San Francisco, it’s important to know your vegetable garden’s needs each month. Join GFE and Carey Craddock as we take a closer look at what to do in your garden in November to ensure you reap a harvest that will afford you Victory Gardener status.
This month will focus on taking advantage of the rainy season by planting cold hardy crops such as garlic, peas, and edible perennials, as well as a tour of what’s growing at the GFE in November.
Join us every month to learn seasonal tips for year-round vegetable garden! Bring on the bounty!
December 6, 2014
Give your winter garden a boost that will guarantee vibrant colors and tasty veggies for the months to follow! Aside from encouraging beneficial soil organisms and conserving a non-renewable resource, composting makes an excellent fertilizer that releases nutrients slowly at a rate, which the plants can use them. This fun, hands-on class teaches methods for backyard and worm composting for home and community gardens. Come learn what you can do to improve your garden and prevent organic waste from ending up in the landfill! Rot On!