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Gardening Talks and Events

Sustainable Practices for Waterwise Gardening

Dates: Sunday, Jun 30, 2 pm to 4 pm
Location: Castro Valley Library
Address: 3600 Norbridge Ave, Castro Valley
Type of event: Community Event
 
This class focuses on permaculture and sustainable techniques for your home garden. We will touch on topics such as: sheet-mulching, the benefits of compost and mulch, bio-intensive edible gardening, hydrozoning, using recycled water, drip irrigation and native plants. Maximize your water resources and be ready for when warmer weather arrives. An EBMUD rep will be on hand to answer questions regarding all the water conservation rebates they have to offer.

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Gardening for Renters

Dates: Sunday, July 7, 2 pm to 4 pm
Location: Learning Studio, Main Library
Address: 100 Larkin St., San Francisco 
Type of event: Community Event
 

Create a sanctuary in your apartment. Learn how to grow plants in small spaces. A few of our topics will be: window and container gardening, working with your landlord and cost effective options. This workshop will be led by Lori Caldwell, owner and operator of CompostGal.

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Worm Composting

Dates: Sunday, July 21, 2 pm to 4 pm
Location: Learning Studio, Main Library
Address: 100 Larkin St., San Francisco 
Type of event: Community Event
 

Learn how to transform food scraps into plant food using red wiggler worms. This hands-on workshop covers the benefits and uses of worm composting. Topics include: how to set up your bin, basic maintenance, and harvesting worm castings. This workshop will be led by Lori Caldwell, owner and operator of CompostGal.

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Gardening with Succulents

Dates: Sunday, July 28, 2 pm to 4 pm
Location: Learning Studio, Main Library
Address: 100 Larkin St., San Francisco 
Type of event: Community Event
 

Create your own succulent landscape at home. We will explore varieties, propagation, and care. This workshop will be led by Lori Caldwell, owner and operator of CompostGal.

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