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Gardening,Nature
Annual Wildflower Show
More than 30 members of the Native Plant Society spend over a week scouring Monterey County and beyond collecting some 600 varieties of the finest specimens of wildflowers blooming that spring. Members also identify specimens from photographs brought in by the public.
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Class/Workshop, Gardening
Building Healthy Soil for a Fruitful Harvest
Join the South Yuba River Citizens League and the Nevada County Cannabis Alliance for another educational and inspiring ""Growing Green for the Yuba"" workshop - focused on the importance of building soils and highlighting legalized cannabis growers in Nevada County. Enjoy a delicious complimentary breakfast while you listen to a panel of experts talk about the importance of healthy soil for watershed-friendly cultivation. Then join us in the afternoon for an exclusive demonstration of soil building on a newly legalized cannabis farm. The day will be dedicated to learning and celebration of Nevada County's important agricultural heritage. Register in advance. Questions? Contact Ashley Overhouse, River Policy Manager at(530) 265-5961 ext. 215
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Talks/Lectures, Gardening
Carmichael Cactus & Succulent Society Meeting
Gardening talks and slides are on the April meeting agenda at Carmichael Park.
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Animals, Class/Workshop, Education, For the Family, Gardening
Families on the Farm: Bees and Flowers
Learn about the native bees that help our flowers; spend time gardening in our bee garden; play silly games and make a floral beeswax candle to celebrate our favorite pollinators. This program is designed for youth (ages 5-18) and accompanying adults. Instructor: Lacey Carlson, Soil Born Farms. Meet on the Farmhouse Kitchen Patio.
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Class/Workshop, For the Family, Gardening
Family Herbalist Course Beginners Program
Second Saturday of each month, April through September. Learn the basics of Western Herbology while integrating it with Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese medicine. This six-month course will include medicine-making, plant ID, how to treat acute ailments, use of tonic herbs and food for strengthening vitality, as well as how to harvest local herbs for medicine. You will learn about your own constitutional needs and ways to balance yourself for better health and well-being. This program will include herb walks around the farm and the American River. There will be lots of tasting, smelling, and hands-on experience with the herbs.The Rev. Candis Cantin, Integrative Herbalist, Counselor & Teacher. The June 13 session which will be held at EverGreen Herb Garden outside of Placerville.
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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, has and M.S. in Therapeutic Herbalism. For more information and to register, visit www.soilborn.org or call (916) 363-9685.
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Class/Workshop, Gardening, Nature, Green/Environmental, Education
Home Gardener Course
Designed for beginning gardeners, the 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 indoor presentations and 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. Course topics include garden design and seasonality, building healthy soil, garden preparation and planting, water and irrigation, garden ecology and pest control and growing herbs and perennials. Tuesdays, 5:30 to 8 pm * August 29 & September 5, 12, 19, 26. Course Fee: $195. Instructor: Daylin Wade, Herbalist and Community Educator. For more information and to register, visit www.soilborn.org or call (916) 363-9685.
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Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Gardening, Nature
Homegrown Herbalism Course
This six-class course is an opportunity to explore herbal medicine from soil to teacup. Participants will learn the basics of planning, starting, and maintaining an herb garden, plant harvesting and storage, safe and sustainable collection of wild medicinal plants, making home remedies for use throughout the year, and the specific applications for several medicinal plants. This is primarily a hands-on, outdoor class, with lecture woven in. Activities will include: Weekly hands-on herb gardening; Harvest and storage of medicinal plants; Herbal medicine-making: teas, tinctures, oils, salves, foods, and more.; Planning the home medicine-chest- remedies to have on hand throughout the year. Wednesdays, April 11, 18, 25 and May 2, 5:30-8 pm. Instructor: Daylin Wade, M.S. in Therapeutic Herbalism & Community Educator. Price: $125 for the series. For more information and to register, visit www.soilborn.org or call (916) 363-9685.
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Business, Craft Show, Education, Fair/Festival, Flea Market, Food/Tasting, Gaming, Community Event, For the Family, Gaming, Gardening, General, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Magic, Social Event
The Sacramento Bazaar
The Sacramento Bazaar is a huge outdoor bazaar in downtown Sacramento that feature up to 300 vendors on 2 large streets (20th+21st and X Streets) plus delicious food trucks! Admission is only $5 cash at the front entrance. Sixteen and under are free. The Sacramento Bazaar will be open April 4-5 from 8-5 pm both days. For more information about The Sacramento Bazaar plus other massive events from SacNation go to SacNation.com.
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Community Event, Gardening, Education, For the Family
Second Saturday Open Garden Day
Sixteen gardens at the Sherwood Demonstration Garden are open for public viewing on the second Saturday of the month. Lots to see and Master Gardener docents are on hand to answer questions.
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