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January 22, 2020, 9:00 AM
January 31, 2020, 10:00 AM
January 18, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Ruth Bancroft Garden
There are many factors that go into designing a beautiful, useful garden. With the Ruth Bancroft Garden's Basic Design Principles series, Cricket Riley (Landscape Design Consultant with RBG Nursery) will cover many of the different factors you need to consider and help you navigate the process of refurbishing a bed or designing a whole new garden.
January 25, 2020, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM @ Benicia
This public, hands-on installation workshop series will create a demonstration food forest garden in Benicia, creating an opportunity to learn about rainwater capture, simple greywater systems that reuse household water and how to plant and mulch for a waterwise garden that builds healthy soil and yields food.
DAY 1: Saturday, Jan. 25 – Earthworks and tree planting
Learn how to create swales, which are trenches that capture rainwater in the ground, divert roofwater to those swales, plant trees and lay mulch to protect and build healthy soil.
January 25, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Orchard Nursery, Lafayette
This informative and inspirational ‘how-to’ seminar delivers dozens of tips, tools and techniques enabling gardeners of all ages and abilities to adapt and be resilient when your body doesn’t work the way it used to, so you can garden for life in comfort and safe, with ease and joy!
January 30, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Richmond
In the Pro-Series Workshop experts at the Urban Farmer Irrigation Supply will present new products and best practices in irrigation. Learn about: efficient irrigation, new requirements for soil and mulch, a widening list of plant material, a prescriptive option for landscapes under 2500 square feet and a more holistic watershed approach.