Gardening 101 – Speaker Series

Gardening 101 – Speaker Series Start Date: Saturday 3/9/2019 — End Date: Saturday 3/9/2019 Admission:$10 in advance or $12 at the door The Plant Exchange Presents Sustainable Urban Gardening Speaker Series Gardening 101 Saturday, March 9th, 2-4pm Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door – available at www.ThePlantExchange.Org Learn how easy and fun gardening can be! Join Lori Caldwell and learn the basics to be a successful first time gardener. Topics will include: *Deciphering the terminology *Plants 101 *Healthy soil building *Transplanting and plant choice by season *Seeds vs. starts *Non-toxic pest control *Reuse in the garden and tips and tricks This class is taught by Lori Caldwell, Owner/Operator of CompostGal: Consulting, Landscaping & Education. Her mission: “To connect people to the soil and all that it provides”. She offers sustainable gardening classes for beginning and intermediate level gardeners. Topics include: composting, growing edibles, drought-tolerant gardening, Hugelkulture, natives and non-toxic pest control. In addition to garden maintenance projects, Lori also provides lawn conversion services using the permaculture technique known as sheet mulching. Location: 4500 Lincoln Avenue Oakland Contact: Odette Pollar URL:

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