Grow LA Victory Garden Classes at Greystone Mansion

Greystone Demonstration Garden

The University of California Cooperative Extension is organizing workshops in various communities throughout Los Angeles County to teach residents how to grow their own vegetables.

I am pleased to announce Greystone Mansion and Park in Beverly Hills will be one of the hosting sites for the upcoming Fall classes and yours truly will be the instructor.

We will be hosting 4 Sunday classes (12 noon – 3 PM) beginning 9/14/14. Those who take all 4 classes will be given a certificate of completion.

Greystone Mansion & Park
905 Loma Vista Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

List of topics includes:

Week 1 (Sunday Sept 14): planning, tools, seed starting, building raised beds, container gardening, plant selection (what to grow and when to grow it)

Week 2 (Sunday, Sept 21): transplanting, soil structure, soil preparation, organic fertilizers, irrigation, mulching

Week 3 (Sunday Sept 28): composting, pest management (weeds, diseases, insects), beneficial insects, organic pesticides

Week 4 (Sunday Oct 5): pollination, seed saving, fruit trees, harvesting, review, and graduation

The cost is $15 for each class or $55.00 for the entire series.

Please make checks payable to: University of California Regents and mail to:

George Pessin
834 Huntley Dr #4
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Space is limited. Please RSVP with payment at your earliest convenience and include your email and phone number. You will be confirmed registration once payment is received.

Contact Info:
Email –
Tel – 310-779-8816

Greystone Demonstration Garden

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