Come learn how to grow your own food in a sustainable and water efficient way. As we face the consequences of drought and climate change, we have to learn the skills to grow our food in sync with nature.
|Event||Garden Festival - FREE|
|Date||Saturday, April 12 , 2014|
|Time||8:30 AM -to- 3:00 PM|
San Bernardino County Fire Station #91, Lake Arrowhead
301 S. State Highway 173, Lake Arrowhead
951-237-2987 or firstname.lastname@example.org (event contact, Dona Jenkins)
8:30 - Registration
9:00 - How to Become a Master Gardener
9:30 - What's Bugging Your Plants
10:30 - Soil Preparation and Transplanting
11:30-12:30 - Lunch Break
12:45 - Edible Landscaping
1:45 - Container Gardening
2:45 - Wrap Up
Take a Class! Join an Event!
|Water Savvy Garden Tour||4/26/2014|
|Temecula Valley Annual Rose Show||4/26/2014|
|Santa Rosa Plateau Garden Tour||5/3/2014|
|Temecula Flower and Garden Show||5/3/2014|
|Jurupa Cultural Center Plant Sale||5/4/2014|
|Keeping your Landscape Green in Dry Conditions||5/8/2014|
|Riverside Master Gardener Veterans Meeting-TBA||5/8/2014|
|WMWD Workshop - Edible Flowers||5/10/2014|
|"Garden Talk" Lake Arrowhead||5/10/2014|
|Tree Planting - Great American Cleanup||5/10/2014|
April Gardening Tips
- Pinch chrysanthemums back to 6 inches every month through July.
- Trim dead flowers but not leaves, from spring bulbs.
- Mulch cane berries, cut out all old canes and reset new canes in twine.
- Cultivate and pull weed seedling now to prevent bloom.
- Check irrigation system and perform maintenance as needed.
- Check hoses as needed for fire protection.
- Prune apples, pears, any shoot tips with powdery mildew or fireblight; azaleas, rhododendrons, flowering fruit trees after bloom if needed, spring flowering shrubs, frost-damaged growth.
- Mow or cultivate grass around orchards to discourage thrips and plant bugs.
- Control slugs, snails and earwigs with traps or barriers.
- Thoroughly clean debris from ponds, fountains and bird baths.
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Need Garden Advice? Who You Gonna Call?
Master Gardener Helpline!
Phone: (909) 387-2182
University of California Master Gardeners serving San Bernardino and other local counties are here to help you! Please do not hesitate to contact our helplines. Whether you have a question about how to save water in your landscape, what's damaging your plants, how to make and use compost in your own backyard, or how to add an edible or two to your front yard, we're here to help!