Grow LA Victory Garden Classes Spring 2019

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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.

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
Tel: 310-779-8816

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