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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,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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Gardening,Meeting
Begonia Society
This is the monthly meeting of the Sacramento Begonia Society.
www.SacramentoBegonia.org
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Antiques, Education, Fair/Festival, Farmers' Market, Social Event, Green/Environmental, Gardening, Food/Tasting
Best of the West Equipment Show
Get an up-close and hands-on look at antique equipment, including: tractors, engines, cars, steam trains, airplanes and much more. Hosted at the historic Santa Margarita Ranch on California’s beautiful central coast, this unique event is fun for the whole family!
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Class/Workshop, Education, Gardening
Building Soil Fertility
Healthy soil is the foundation of a bountiful garden. Learn the composition of soil and how we can improve it to grow thriving plants. In this hands-on class, you’ll assess which nutrients and amendments healthy soils need and find resourceful ways to create flourishing crops for your home garden or family farm. The instructor will be Mark Van Horn, the UC Davis student farm director.
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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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Gardening
EcoLandscape CA WaterSmart: Converting Thirsty Lawns to Beautiful Beds
Register Online at www.ecolandscape.org. You'll learn how a WaterSmart landscape means less water, less work, less pollution, healthier waterways, and a healthier community; how to select plants that work well in our climate; where to place plants in your landscape, and how far apart to space them for best results; different turf-removal methods and which one is right for you; how to determine the best irrigation method for different plantings; how to convert traditional pop-up sprinklers to water-saving rotary nozzles; how to convert spray systems to low-volume drip; and how to use free online tools to help you schedule your irrigation, design your landscape, discover the best plants for our region and more.
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Gardening
EcoLandscape CA WaterSmart: Getting the Best Yard with the Least Water
Register online at www.ecolandscape.org. You'll learn how a WaterSmart landscape means less water, less work, less pollution, healthier waterways and a healthier community; how to select plants that work well in our climate; how to choose where to place plants in your landscape, and how far apart to space them for best results; how to group plants by water requirements; how to convert traditional pop-up sprinklers to rotary and precision nozzles; how to convert spray systems to low-volume drip; how to place drip irrigation emitters for new plants and mature plants; and how to use free online tools to help you schedule your irrigation, design your landscape, discover the best plants for our region and more.
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Class/Workshop, Gardening, Education, Nature
Garden to Vase: Growing Cut Flowers
Grow beautiful flowers right outside your home. We will focus on flowering perennials, natives and herbs that do well in our climate. Students will learn what works well for cutting as well as the basics of harvesting and arranging. Instructor: Katie Koch, Flower Mama. Location: American River Ranch in the Schoolhouse, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670. For more information and to register, visit www.soilborn.org or call (916) 363-9685.
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Gardening,Class/Workshop
Garden Workshop: A Celebration of Pollinators
In honor of National Pollinator Week attend a workshop about how to attract more pollinators to your garden.
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