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Common Ground Garden Supply and Education Center

Edible Garden Series: From Design to Harvest 2014 2/1/14 10AM - 6/7/14 3PM 2014-02-01 10:00:00 2014-06-07 15:00:00

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5 Saturdays: Feb 1, Mar 1, April 5, May 3, & June 7 Learn garden design and planning, composting, soil testing and preparation, seed...

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Save Water & Have Your Vegetables Too 4/26/14 10:30AM - 12:30PM 2014-04-26 10:30:00 2014-04-26 12:30:00

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Drought in California is inevitable, and this year it’s worse than ever. How can we all use our water wisely? Cut down or eliminate our...

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Container Gardening 5/3/14 10:30AM - 12:30PM 2014-05-03 10:30:00 2014-05-03 12:30:00

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Planting a bountiful garden in containers and small spaces is a cinch with the right varieties and materials. Start now to plan and plant...

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Top 10 Herbs to Grow 5/10/14 10:30AM - 1:30PM 2014-05-10 10:30:00 2014-05-10 13:30:00

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You can do a lot with just a few herbs. This class will discuss how to use ten immensely useful plants, many of which are probably already...

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Safe, Effective Pest and Disease Control 5/17/14 10:30PM - 12:30PM 2014-05-17 22:30:00 2014-05-18 12:30:00

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Learn the safest ways to manage ants, snails, slugs and other pests and disease in your summer garden. Find out about lesser-known...

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Yoga for a Healthy Back 5/24/14 10:30AM - 12:30PM 2014-05-24 10:30:00 2014-05-24 12:30:00

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Gardeners and high-tech computer people alike want to take care of their backs to live a full happy life. Learn the best practices and...

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Wild Plants as Food, Medicine, and Soil Indicators 5/31/14 10:30AM - 2PM 2014-05-31 10:30:00 2014-05-31 14:00:00

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Plants commonly referred to as weeds have many beneficial uses. Learn what they are telling us about the health of the soil. Learn how to...

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Hands-on Farming Instruction 6/1/14 10:30AM - 1PM 2014-06-01 10:30:00 2014-06-01 13:00:00

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Learn about veggie gardening, including tending soil, making hot compost, caring for plants and trees, raising chickens and the best tools...

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Backyard Compost Workshop 6/7/14 10AM - 12PM 2014-06-07 10:00:00 2014-06-07 12:00:00

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Composting is nature’s way of recycling your fruit, vegetable, and yard trimmings into a rich soil amendment. Each class lasts about 2...

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Rare Fruit Tree Sale 6/21/14 10:30AM - 4PM 2014-06-21 10:30:00 2014-06-21 16:00:00

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We will have mainly heirloom varieties of apples, pears, plums and apricots. Choose your trees from the selection Tierra Madre Farm will...

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Starting an Herb Garden 6/28/14 10:30AM - 1:30PM 2014-06-28 10:30:00 2014-06-28 13:30:00

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You will be greeted with freshly harvested herbal tea and samples of many other herbs you can easily grow for their flavors, fragrance and...

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8th Annual Edible Landscaping Tour 7/19/14 10AM - 4PM 2014-07-19 10:00:00 2014-07-19 16:00:00

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Organic Food Grown in our Neighborhoods!    Explore local organically-grown edible gardens    Learn about Grow Biointensive & organic...

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Graywater Class 4/19/14 10:30AM - 12:30PM

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After online Registration has closed- please go to 687 Arastradero Rd, the Palo Alto Christian Reform Church with cash or check. Arrive by...

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Native Plant Sale 4/12/14 10:30AM - 1:30PM

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Don’t miss this popular Native Plant Sale at Common Ground. Native Revival is a specialty grower of California native plants. Indulge the...

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More Beauty / Less Water! 4/5/14 10:30AM - 12:30PM

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Learn how to garden beautifully in our lovely, but dry, California climate. Experienced landscaper/designer Deva Luna imparts water-wise...

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Salad Lover’s Dream 3/29/14 10:30AM - 12:30PM

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Imagine growing your own luscious lettuces, crunchycarrots, beautiful beets, crispy radishes and all kindsof other fixings for the salad of...

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A Generous Inheritance: Growing to Seed 3/22/14 2PM - 4PM

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In the last twenty years, we have witnessed adevastating loss of genetic diversity in food crops andthe disappearance of many plant...

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It Takes a Village to Raise a Radish: Companion Planting & Rotation 3/22/14 10:30AM - 12:30PM

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Plants grow better together! Scientists have shownthat richer plant diversity can significantly increasethe productivity of natural...

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Growing Great Tomatoes 3/15/14 10:30AM - 12:30PM

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Learn which tomatoes have really great flavor andreliable production and are able to hold up underregular garden conditions. You will learn...

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One Man’s Trash Will Grow My Food: Compost for the Home Gardener 3/8/14 2PM - 4PM

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Composting is the ultimate form of recycling,converting spent and unused plant materials into arich amendment for the soil. Rich compost...

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Organic Matter: Mother Nature’s Secret Ingredient 3/8/14 10:30AM - 12:30PM

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Organic Matter: Mother Nature’s SecretIngredientSaturday, March 810:30 – 12:30 $31The subsidence of the San Joaquin Valley—the“largest...

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Bountiful Blueberries 3/1/14 10:30AM - 12:30PM

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And other small fruits. You will learn how to select,plant, and maintain different types of blueberries,raspberries, blackberries and other...

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A Good Beginning: Growing from Seed 2/22/14 2PM - 4PM

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Excitement as you approach your growing pots – tinygreen leaves have emerged from the cool dark dirt!The seeds you planted have sprung to...

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From the Ground Up: Backyard Soil Care 2/22/14 10:30AM - 12:30PM

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The ideal growing soil is light and loose, has a wellbalancedsupply of nutrients, and is rich with organicmatter. Learn how to transform...

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“I’ve Got A Life” Garden 2/15/14 10:30AM - 12:30PM

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You’re busy. Everyone’s busy. Growing a vegetablegarden, too? It can be done. Discover how you canmaintain a thriving edible garden in less...

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Early Bird Gets the Cantaloupe: Garden Planning Workshop 2/8/14 10:30AM - 3:30PM

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During California‘s rainy winter we can prepare for aspring and summer of delicious fruits and vegetablesby making a garden plan. We have...

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An Evening with Toby Hemenway: Turn Your Yard into a Permaculture Paradise 2/4/14 7PM - 9PM

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An Evening with Toby Hemenway Turn Your Yard into a Permaculture Paradise Brought to you by Foothill College/CLCA Horticulture Students...

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Fruit Tree Pruning 1/25/14 10:30AM - 2PM

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Learn how to maximize tree health and fruitproduction and to identify dead wood. Espalier carealso discussed. Meet at Common Ground and...

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Hidden Talents of Backyard Edibles 1/18/14 2PM - 4PM

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The vivacious tomato has long been the belle of thebackyard ball, but it’s time you met some bashful butequally worthy garden edibles. Some...

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Introduction to GROW BIOINTENSIVE 1/18/14 10:30AM - 12:30PM

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Your backyard is a living ecosystem. Learning to seeyour garden as an interdependent web of life will helpyou harvest more abundantly while...

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Grow Biointensive Special 9 Class Package 1/18/14 10:30AM - 4PM

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Learn all about the GROW BIOINTENSIVE methods by taking all 9 classes & save! Biointensive classes through this package and pay only...

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Soil FoodWeb 1/11/14 10:30AM - 12:30PM

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Healthy garden soil is alive with life. There is afascinating symbiotic relationship that goes onbetween soil life and plants. Learn about...

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Worm Composting 12/7/13 10:30AM - 1:30PM

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        Everything you always wanted to know about worms but were afraid to ask! This is a fun way to spend the first...

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Counting Your Blessings 11/23/13 10:30AM - 12:30PM

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        Seasonal, sensual, and sacred Feng Shui! How to end one year and start the new using ancient wisdom and modern...

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Harvest and Holiday Wreath Making 11/16/13 10:30AM - 12:30PM

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 Decorate your Thanksgiving table and your front door for the holidays! Choose from an abundance of garden herbs, flowers, and seedpods...

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Herbs and Natural Remedies for Colds and Flu 11/9/13 10:30AM - 12:30PM

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      Before antibiotics, before pills, before flu shots, there were herbal remedies! During this enlightening...

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Dining Gloriously from a Small Food Garden 11/2/13 10:30AM - 12:30PM

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        Eating year round from your garden has its special joys and challenges. You will learn about what will put the...

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Complete-Diet Mini-Farming 10/19/13 2PM - 4PM

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        Learn what you need to consider when planning a self-sufficient garden to meet your complete dietary needs. We...

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Introduction to GROW BIOINTENSIVE 10/19/13 10:30AM - 12:30PM

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        Want to grow a lot in a small space? Based on more than 40 years of research, GROW BIOINTENSIVE builds...

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Seed Collection and Saving 10/12/13 2PM - 4PM

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Producing your own seeds for your garden can seem a little intimidating; however, it is much easier than you think and is such an important...

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Using the Master Charts 10/12/13 10:30AM - 12:30PM

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Saturday, October 12, 2013   10:30 – 12:30 $31 The Master Charts in How to Grow More Vegetables contain...

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Common Ground Garden Supply and Education Center

Native Plant Sale 10/12/13 10AM - 1PM

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Saturday, October 12, 2013   10:00 - 1:00     Free Don't miss this popular Native Plant Sale at Common Ground.  Native Revival is a...

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