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    Urban Gardening Classes

    Start Date: Saturday 7/14/2018 — End Date: Saturday 7/14/2018
    Admission:$10, $12

    Saturday, July 14 from 2-4pm
    4500 Lincoln Ave, Oakland CA 94602
    $10 online, $12 at the door
    Get tickets and learn more at www.theplantexchange.org

    Join The Plant Exchange for one of two simultaneous Urban Gardening Workshops!

    Workshop #1: Intro to Gardening

    Gardening Basics: Review the importance of selecting the planting site for sun/shade, improving and preparing your soil, watering, mulching, fertilizing, deciding what to plant.

    Cool Season Gardening: Discuss what you can grow, how to prepare your soil for gardening during the cooler seasons.

    Speaker: Susan Fritz has been a Master Gardener since 2014. She is the current project lead for the Speakers Bureau of the Alameda County Master Gardeners.
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    Workshop #2: Advanced Soil Amendments

    Topics covered will include:

    Compost Tea - Learn how to make homemade teas for more roots, better flowers, or lush growth.

    Ferments for plants - Ferments are all the goodness of organic ingredients that’s been concentrated to feed to your plants.

    Organic Pest and Fungal Management - Learn how to make your own organic, and safe, pest and fungal management concoctions.

    Speaker: Jesse Porter, Owner of Oakland Garden Supply and Soil Enthusiast. He loves to educate people about how to cultivate beautiful plants and gardens with the right soil and soil treatments.

    Location: 4500 Lincoln Ave Oakland

    Contact: The Plant Exchange connect@theplantexchange.com
    URL: http://www.theplantexchange.org

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