- Author: Amy Breschini
Saturday February 20th marked our second "Advice to Grow By" Workshop at the UC Master Gardeners Demonstration Garden in San Luis Obispo.
More than 85 people attended! Thank you to all of you who are finding time on Saturday mornings to attend our workshops!
Charles did an excellent job leading this detailed workshop. It's impossible to learn everything about fruit trees in less than two hours, but he really covered a lot!
Here are some tips that I picked up during the class!
1. Know how many chill hours you have in your zone. (click on "Chill hours and frost dates" below)
2. Find ways to incorporate other varieties in your yard, by either multiple planting or grafting...
If you've been waiting to get your vegetable garden started, wait no longer! Spring is upon us and with that, the University of California Master Gardeners will be holding the third of its Advice to Grow By seminars.
Packed with practical information, the seminar will be held from 10 a.m. until noon on Saturday in the new demonstration garden at 2156 Sierra Way in San Luis Obispo. Best of all, it's free!
Topics discussed include:
* How to "win a gold" with your Victory garden.
* Getting the most from your kitchen garden.
* Adaptive Gardening
* Planting - when to plant what, and how to extend the season.
* From seed to seedling. ...
- Author: Amy Breschini
Back by popular demand!
University of California Master Gardeners
of San Luis Obispo County Present:
MADE EASY WORKSHOP
and A Worm...
Advice To Grow By: Gardening to Victory
If you've been waiting to get your vegetable garden started, wait no longer! Spring is upon us and with that, the University
of California Master Gardeners will be holding the third of its Advice to Grow By seminars.
Here I am posting all the handouts for the Seminar o Saturday 3/20/10.
Pesky weeds rear their little sprouts all year in the garden, but they go into overdrive during the rainy early spring, peeking through pavement cracks, nudging aside perennials and smothering baby flower and vegetable seedlings. Ridding ones yard of weeds can seem an overwhelming chore, particularly this year when some weeds have reached impressive size. What to do?
It's time to dig in with spade, hoe, trowel and gloved hand and a good plan in mind. Remove the largest weeds by the roots before they have the opportunity to scatter their seeded progeny to the winds. Mowing may also be effective depending on your garden...