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Gardening, Craft Show
2017 Gardens of the Hills Tour & Crafts Fair
The Assistance League of Sierra Foothills presents its eighth annual Gardens of the Hills fundraiser tour and crafts fair. Your ticket provides entrance into private resident oases, each giving you a glimpse into the passion and loving energy the homeowners have put into creating their personal sanctuaries. As a bonus this year, the Assistance League welcomes visitors back to both the Sherwood Demonstration Garden, and the Four Seasons Community Garden, which are now mature, two-acre facilities. In addition, the crafts fair will include county wines and olive oils in our county, as well as items by local artists and craftspeople. The league will also hold a raffle. All proceeds will go to community service programs in El Dorado County.
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Children,Gardening,Health & Wellness/Nutrition,Green/Environmental
After-School Program for Teens
The after-school program is an opportunity for young women ages 14-18 to engage with the outdoor world and deepen their connection to themselves, their environment, their health and each other. This program will build community and support teens in healthy transitions toward adulthood. Through interactions with the land, the aim is to empower young women to build inner strength and confidence, as well as learn valuable leadership and life skills. Activities will include: gardening; cooking and eating together; health and nutrition; medicinal, edible and traditional uses of plants; wild harvesting for food and medicine; wild crafted art; exploring the American River Parkway and learning about Native People of California. This program will be held the second Wednesdays of the month from September to June.
soilborn.org/index.php/events-a-classes/
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Gardening
April Open Garden
Join the UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County at this mid-week open garden. At 10 am, watch mini-demonstrations on preparing raised vegetable beds for summer planting, pruning citrus, thinning fruit on fruit trees, controlling grapevine overgrowth and managing grape pest, and planting warm-season herbs. Bring your garden problem questions to the Plant Clinic table. It’s located outside – rain or shine.
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Gardening
April Tufarock Workshop
Learn the age old art of hypertufa-making. Participants will receive hands-on instruction in mixing and casting their own hypertufa trough planters. Hypertufa is made from various aggregates bonded together using cement. These planters are wonderful for outdoor plants, as they encourage healthy growth of plants. The instructor is Joe Triglia, who’s an artist and the owner of Tufarock Design in West Sacramento.
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Gardening,Meeting
Auburn Garden Club Meeting
The Auburn Garden Club's monthly meeting will have a guest speaker and there will be a question and answer session with gardening experts. Guest are welcome to attend.
auburngardenclub.org
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Class/Workshop, Gardening, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Education, Nature
Beginning Home Gardener Course: Spring 2017
Designed for beginning gardeners, the five-week Grow Your Groceries Beginning Home Gardener Course will cover the essential topics to help the new gardener create and maintain a thriving, abundant, edible organic garden. Combining presentations, interactive demonstrations and hands-on activities, this class will give you the knowledge and confidence to get out and grow food for you and your family. Topics include: Garden Design & Seasonality, Building Healthy Soil, Prep & Plant Your Garden, Water and Irrigation, Garden Ecology & Pest Management, Growing Herbs and Perennials.
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Gardening,Meeting
Begonia Society
This is the monthly meeting of the Sacramento Begonia Society.
www.SacramentoBegonia.org
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Gardening
Carmichael Cactus & Succulent Society Meeting
A slide presentation by Ernesto Sandoval in Carmichael Park Clubhouse, 5750 Grant Avenue, Carmichael
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Gardening
Crystal Hermitage Gardens Springtime Open House at Ananda Village
Springtime at Ananda Village means approximately 16,000 tulips and 90 varieties, along with complementary spring blossoms, in its Crystal Hermitage Gardens. Situated on a precipice of the San Juan Ridge outside of Nevada City, the gardens overlook the Tahoe National Forest and Yuba River Canyon. During event weekends, visitors can chat with the lead gardener and award-winning landscape designer; enjoy maple scones, or just sit and enjoy the peace and beauty. Visitors are also welcome to visit the gardens every day for the month of April. (Note: The gardens will open at 1 pm, instead of the usual 10 am, on April 21.)
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Gardening
Designing Eco-Friendly Landscapes & Water-Wise Irrigation Systems
This free three-hour workshop, in the Council Chambers at Elk Grove City Hall, will be led by landscape design and irrigation experts from EcoLandscape California.
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