The University of California Cooperative Extension is organizing workshops in various communities throughout Los Angeles County to teach residents how to grow fruits and vegetables in their own backyard.
Where: Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills
905 Loma Vista Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
** Entrance on Doheny Rd.
When: Sunday September 15, September 22, September 29, and October 6.
Time: 10:00AM – 1:00PM
List of topics includes:
Week 1 (Sunday September 15): planning, seed starting, raised beds, container gardening, plant selection (what to grow and when to grow it).
Week 2 (Sunday, September 22): tools, soil structure, soil preparation, plant nutrition, organic fertilizers, transplanting, irrigation, mulching
Week 3 (Sunday, September 29): integrated pest management (weeds, diseases, insects), organic pesticides, composting and worm composting
Week 4 (Sunday, October 6): pollination, seed saving, fruit trees, harvesting, review, and graduation
Registration must be completed through Beverly Hills Park and Recreation. Click here to register online. You will be confirmed registration once payment is made.
The cost is $19 for each class ($15 for Beverly Hills residents) or $69 for the entire series ($55 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