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Organic Garden Design


Saturday, January 12, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PST)

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Date: Saturday, January 12, 2013
Time: 10am - 12noon
Location: Garden for the Environment, 7th Ave at Lawton Street, San Francisco
FREE! Sponsored by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

SF PUC Organic Gardening


Learn how to grow a healthy and beautiful garden that minimizes the impacts on the environment. From building a healthy soil with compost to selecting beautiful plantings appropriate for the Bay Area’s climate, this workshop will give you the basics to implement sustainable gardening practices.

Topics covered include:

  • Importance of healthy soil
  • Organic matter
  • Composting
  • Selecting colorful plants for the Bay Area climate
  • Climate appropriate plants
  • California natives
  • How to water without waste
  • Preventing nutrient run-off
  • Irrigation basics and watering schedules
  • Natural pest and weed management
  • Pesticide alternatives
  • Non-toxic weed control


Have questions about Organic Garden Design? Contact GARDEN for the ENVIRONMENT

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