The University of California Cooperative Extension is organizing workshops in various communities throughout Los Angeles County to teach residents how to grow their own fruits and vegetables.
Where: Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills
905 Loma Vista Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
** Entrance on Doheny Rd.
When: Sunday September 16, September 23, September 30, and October 7
Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
List of topics includes:
Week 1 (Sunday, September 16): planning, seed starting, raised beds, container gardening, plant selection (what to grow and when to grow it).
Week 2 (Sunday, September 23): tools, soil structure, soil preparation, plant nutrition, organic fertilizers, transplanting, irrigation, mulching
Week 3 (Sunday, September 30): integrated pest management (weeds, diseases, insects), organic pesticides, composting and worm composting
Week 4 (Sunday, October 7): pollination, seed saving, fruit trees, harvesting, review, and graduation
Registration must be completed through Beverly Hills Park and Recreation. You will be confirmed registration once payment is made.
Please see catalog page 11.
To sign up, use registration page here, http://www.beverlyhills.org/onlineservices/recandparksclassregistration/
The cost is $20 for each class ($16 for Beverly Hills residents) or $70 for the entire series ($56 for BH residents). Those who take all 4 classes will be given a certificate of completion.
Any questions please contact:
George Pessin, Master Gardener Instructor