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Gardening Calendar

We encourage you to check out our Healthy Soils Webinar Series, which includes our Healthy Soils and Backyard Composting webinars. To access all of the soil building resources mentioned in the webinars, click here. Thanks and happy gardening!

StopWaste Events

Worm Composting Workshop

When: February 26th from 1 to 2 pm
Hosted by: StopWaste 

This free worm compost workshop over Zoom will show you how to transform your food scraps into plant food with the help of red wiggler worms. Worm composting is especially useful and easy for anyone with limited space! StopWaste staff, Jeannie Pham, will share all the basics including how to set up a bin, do basic maintenance, troubleshoot and how to harvest the finished fertilizer.

There is a 100-person limit to the class and will be first-come, first-serve (at the time of logging into the webinar). The class will be recorded, posted and shared with all participants in case you miss the event. 


Community Events​

​​​​​Native Plant Sale

When: January 29th, 30th, and 31st from 10 am to 5 pm
Where: 2701 Main Street, Alameda 

All native plants will be 30% off during this end of the month sale. 


Big Gardens in Small Spaces: The Adventures of Container Gardening

When: February 13th from 11 am to 1 pm

Hosted by: Ecology Center

If you don't have a lot of space or want to grow your own food without being overwhelmed by a big garden, this is the zoom class for you! "Compost Gal" Lori Caldwell will cover topics such as types of containers, maintaining soil fertility, best plants for container gardens, watering and crop rotation will be covered. It’s a great way to start a garden or add on to maximize your existing garden possibilities.

Lori Caldwell, is an Alameda County Master Composter, a Stopwaste Educator, a Bay-Friendly Qualified Landscape Professional and an avid edible gardener. She has been teaching sustainable gardening classes since 2007.

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