Replace your Lawn with Drought-Tolerant Plants
- Common Ground Garden, Palo Alto CA
Classes on February 2, March 2, March 30, April 27 and May 18
10:00 – 3:00
Learn garden design and planning, composting, soil testing and preparation, seed propagation and transplanting, watering and how to nurture healthy edible crops. You can create a garden oasis of beautiful edibles in the front, side or back of the home. Master harvesting techniques and learn what compost crops to plant after harvest. Permaculture design and GROW BIOINTENSIVE methods harmonize together in this special series. Homeowners and professional landscape designers will gain valuable knowledge to create gardens of nutritious and delicious organic food in your homes and communities. Make lasting friendships! Learn about proper tools, supplies, books and resources throughout the course. Bring your copy of How to Grow More Vegetables to all classes. One-hour lunch break; bring you own lunch. Students will receive a certificate upon completion. Class size is limited. Register early. Taught by Drew Harwell, edible-garden and Permaculture consultant, the manager of Jesse Cool's Seeds of Change Garden, and the former Common Ground Garden Manager. Drew was featured in the Palo Alto Weekly recently, see his interview here.
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