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, April 7, April 14, April 28, May 5 (No class April 21)
Time: 12:00 Noon – 3:00PM
List of topics includes:
Week 1 (Sunday, April 7): planning, seed starting, raised beds, container gardening, plant selection (what to grow and when to grow it).
Week 2 (Sunday, April 14): tools, soil structure, soil preparation, plant nutrition, organic fertilizers, transplanting, irrigation, mulching
Week 3 (Sunday, April 28): integrated pest management (weeds, diseases, insects), organic pesticides, composting and worm composting
Week 4 (Sunday, May 5): 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.
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