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Fall and Winter Edible Gardening with Ploughshares Nursery (Sat or Sun)

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Eat Real Festival Classroom

499 Embarcadero West

Oakland, CA 94607

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Learn to keep your garden thriving through fall and winter with Ploughshares Nursery.

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  • Class 1: Saturday, Sept 21, 2019 from 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Class 2: Sunday, Sept 22, 2019 from 11:00am-12:00pm

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In this class learn what vegetables are appropriate for the fall and winter, how to prepare soil for spring gardening ahead of the spring rush-to-garden, how to minimize weeding next spring by implementing best practices in winter, what crops to use to restore nutrients (cover crops) as well as the fine points of crop rotation. We will discuss fruit tree care and dormant season pest control measures. Participants will receive a selection of vegetable starts suitable for winter growing which they will seed in containers at the presentation. A drawing for a free Pineapple Guava tree will be held at the end of each workshop.

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Ploughshares Nursery trains and employs residents of the Alameda Point Collaborative supportive housing community. Ploughshares Nursery is a non-profit social enterprise of the Alameda Point Collaborative supportive housing community. 100% of our sales support housing and services for formerly homeless families and individuals living on the old Alameda Naval Base in Alameda CA.

We offer free hands-on workshops throughout the year on subjects such as year round vegetable gardening, drip irrigation, pruning, dry composting, worm composting, how to plant stuff and succeed, habitat gardening, care and feeding of native plants, growing awesome tomatoes, container gardening, sheet mulching, care and feeding of succulents. We are proud to host speakers on subjects ranging from tool sharpening, to the life-cycle of Monarch Butterflies and introductory permaculture.

Info: http://ploughsharesnursery.com

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Eat Real Festival

Jack London Square - Oakland

Sept 21-22, 2019

Info: https://www.eatrealfest.com

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Oakland, CA 94607

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