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Gardening, Fair/Festival, Community Event
“Ask the Master Gardeners” at the District 8 Latino Festival
Finding unique challenges in your garden? Bring samples of your problem plants, mystery pests and questions to the “Ask the Master Gardeners” information table at the Latino Festival. Snap a pic with your phone or bring a bug in a jar and let the Master Gardeners tell you what it is and how to get rid of it without using toxic chemicals. Get one-on-one advice based on the most recent research-based sustainable practices from Master Gardeners who have decades of gardening experience. For all your gardening questions, including pests and diseases, growing fruits, vegetables and herbs, ornamentals and trees, composting and water efficient landscaping, UCCE Master Gardeners have the answers.
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Gardening, Volunteer Event, Education
Become a Master Gardener 2020 Volunteer Training
Do you enjoy gardening? Become a Master Gardener. Trainees study a wide range of home horticulture topics, with online and in-class coursework and training on how to properly research and respond to questions from the public. The mission of Master Gardeners is to share research-based knowledge and information on home horticulture, pest management and sustainable landscaping practices with the Sacramento community. Applicants are required to be residents of Sacramento County. Applications will be accepted starting Monday, September 9. Deadline is Oct. 18. Applications and complete training details are available on our website at http://sacmg.ucanr.edu/Master_Gardener_Training/.
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Class/Workshop, Gardening, Education, Nature
Beginning Home Gardener Weekend Intensive
This two-day workshop (March 30-31) will cover the essential topics to help the new gardener create and maintain a thriving, abundant edible organic garden. Combining indoor presentations and interactive demonstrations and hands-on activities, this course will give you the knowledge and confidence to get out and grow food for you and your family. Instructor: Daylin Wade, Clinical Herbalist & Educator. For more information and to register, visit www.soilborn.org or call 916-363-9685 ext. 1019.
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Talks/Lectures, Gardening, Meeting
Carmichael Cactus and Succulent Society Monthly Program
Experts speak on succulents in the Carmichael Park Clubhouse.
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Class/Workshop, Gardening
Digging into Drip Irrigation Workshop
Installing a new watering system or converting your lawn? Drip is where it’s at! This hands-on workshop will give you the skills to successfully build and maintain a functioning drip system. Our instructors will teach you how to convert sprinklers to drip, make repairs to your current system or even start from scratch.
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Class/Workshop, Gardening
Digging Into Drip Irrigation Workshop
Installing a new watering system or converting your lawn? Drip is where it’s at! This hands-on workshop will give you the skills to successfully build and maintain a functioning drip system. Our instructors will teach you how to convert sprinklers to drip, make repairs to your current system or even start from scratch. Space is limited and registration is required.
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Community Event, Gardening, Class/Workshop, Farmers' Market, Education, For the Family, Nature
Get Ready for Fall: Gardening Clinic & Organic Plant Sale
Learn how to grow vibrant, tasty and healthy plants from our knowledgeable staff and community educators. Register for free classes, tours, walks and talks at the Welcome Tent. Visit our organic plant sale to fill your garden with vegetable starts, edible perennials, medicinal and culinary herbs, succulents and flowers. All plants are organically grown and selected for the Sacramento area. We will also have a limited quantity of fruit trees for sale.
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Nature, Gardening, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Growing Medicinal and Culinary Herbs
Medicinal and culinary herbs in the home garden can add flavor to your meals, home remedies to your medicine cabinet, and beauty, diversity, and beneficial insect habitat to your landscape. This class offers classroom and hands-on instruction for growing an array of medicinal and culinary herbs, and an introduction to harvesting and using what you grow. Instructor: Daylin Wade.
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Class/Workshop, Community Event, Gardening, Nature
Harvesting Water
Learn to use the water you already have for outdoor irrigation of shrubs, trees and vegetable gardens. With the changing climate we can expect more droughts like the recent 2011 to 2016 drought. Even with these challenges, we can still grow food and have a healthy vibrant landscape. Rainfall on our roofs and the laundry water from our washers can be used to keep a landscape healthy. Examples of integrated landscape solutions including low water use plants, rainwater and gray water will be provided in this workshop. Instructor: Chris Brown.
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Class/Workshop, Gardening, Community Event, Education
Keep Your Brain Healthy With Foods, Herbs & Games
We will discuss how to optimize your brain health and share recipes of foods and herbs and games that support brain function. Instructor: Candis Cantin, Integrative Herbalist, Counselor & Teacher. Register at https://soilborn.org/events/brain-health-101219/
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