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Mastering Your Home Garden Workshop:
Your Summer Vegetable Garden
This is the time to start your vegetable garden. Master Gardeners will take you through the process from site selection to harvest. They'll discuss soil preparation, irrigation, composting and raised bed gardens. There will be examples of raised beds and container gardens. A variety of tomatoes and raised bed kits will be available for purchase while supplies last.
Register early because space is limited.
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Call Tuesday or Thursday, 1-4 pm to reach the Helpline at the University of California Cooperative Extension office in Ventura.
Cooperative Extension Ventura County
669 County Square Drive, Suite 100
Ventura, CA 93003-5401
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