Community Event

Merrit College Demonstration Garden Prep

Sat, May 11, 2024 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
merritt college 12500 Campus Drive, Oakland

The Merritt College Landscape Horticulture Department has been undergoing major renovations over the last few years, and now that most of the heavy equipment work has been done, they are ready to host some helpful hands to get some of the demonstration gardens ready to plant. NOTE: All activities will be on steep hill. Please DM if you need clarification on accessibility/mobility issues. 

Activities will include:

Path mulching / pushing up hill
Hand weeding – kneeling/squatting
Clearing blackberry
dead heading
Building Waddle wall with willow -low impact work
Planting- kneeling squatting

All hand tools will be provided

Bring bag lunch (or a potluck item!), water and sunscreen