Sponsored by Santa Rosa Parks, Recreation and Community Services August 24, 2013 – 9:00am – 12:00pm 2060 W. College Ave. Finley Community Center Fall & winter vegetables can give you the most production for the longest period with the least amount of effort! Learn about crop selection, timing,soil preparation, cover crops, crop rotations, and winter care for fruit trees and other perennials. Good soil care over winter can improve soil health significantly. Tips on getting cool season crops established in late summer weather as… Read More »
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Upcoming Sebastopol Hardware Classes Food Preservation, Wednesday, July 10, 6pm Join expert Wendy Krupnick as she shows how to freeze, can, dry and pickle the bounty of your garden or the farmer’s market. This is a great class with a lot of good info for beginners or experienced cooks. All preserving supplies will be 20% off after the class. Gray Water Class, Wednesday, August 7, 6pm Join Bob Crase, the owner of Gray 2 Green, as he shows how to… Read More »
Understanding the keys to summer garden planting and care will lead to successful harvests and happy gardeners! With good systems in place, you can keep gardening fun while enriching your understanding of the garden ecosystem. This 3-hour class will include strategies for planting, soil fertility, irrigation, pest, disease and weed control. We’ll also discuss training, pruning, harvesting and cooking from the garden. Summer in the Edible Garden: Planting and Care Saturday, April 27, 2013 – 9:00am – 12:00pm Finley Community… Read More »
Laguna Fest 2012 Saturday, July 14th – 11am to 11pm Presented by Laguna Farm and Sonoma County Herb Exchange Laguna Farm, 1764 Cooper Rd., Sebastopol, Directions from 116/Cotati or Santa Rosa Reskilling & Homesteading Classes, Demos & Workshops Fiber Arts, Clothing Swap, Upcycling, Dying with Nature, Felting, Knitting, Sewing Tracking & Aquatics, Mushroom Cultivation, Herbalism 101, Composting Fermented Food Making, Cheese Making. Cider Making, Biodynamics, Reclaiming Cannabis No-Permit Legal Outbuildings and Structures, Beekeeping & Bee Gardens, Composting, Beer Making, Pressure Cooking &… Read More »
Spring Biodiversity Plant Sale and Tours Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, 9 am-5pm, Tours: Saturday – 2pm, Sunday – 10am and 2pm Hundreds of open-pollinated, heirloom and rare varieties – all California Certified Organic – many started from our own seed collection. All have been trialed, tasted, and savored for years in our demonstration gardens and kitchen. This sale features early Spring crops such as lettuces and greens, peas, brassicas, chards, onions… Read more Summer Biodiversity Plant Sale May 5 & 6… Read More »
The West County Community Seed Exchange is a grassroots community seed bank that supports Sonoma County gardeners with free, locally grown, open-pollinated, pesticide and GMO-free seeds. All gardeners with or with out seeds to share are welcome. We hope that many gardeners will commit to grow out and donate back to the seed bank. The West County Seed Bank and Seed Garden is housed at the St Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Sebastopol and is open to the public monthly for… Read More »
March 17, 2012 – 9:00am – 12:00pm Food security starts at home! Whether you are just starting or have planted before and want better results, this class will provide the information needed to have a successful gardening season. The class will cover the basics of organic gardening including site selection, soil fertility, seeds and transplants, planning the garden season, pest and disease strategies and designing gardens to use space efficiently. Enjoy the process – as well as the fruits of your labor!… Read More »
Learn the essentials of summer garden care which will lead to successful harvests and satisfied gardeners! Energy and enthusiasm for planting the garden can be high, and with good systems for on-going care, you can keep gardening fun while enriching your understanding of the garden ecosystem. This class will include strategies for irrigation, crop fertility, pest, disease and weed control, as well as information on training and pruning, harvesting, food preservation, and seed saving.… Read More »
The 350 Home Garden Challenge | May 14 & 15, 2011 – One audacious weekend. 1,000 powerful actions to grow food, conserve water, and save energy. Register (www.dailyacts.org/350-challenge) today!
Watch and share our videos! We will build on the incredible success of 628 garden actions in 2010 by inspiring 1,000 bold new actions: retrofit your home,apartment, office, or neighborhood with a new garden, greywater system or energy upgrade!… Read More »
April 30 and May 1 from 9am to 5pm We will be selling hundreds of open-pollinated, heirloom and rare varieties – all California Certified Organic – many started from our own seed collection. Free Tours at 11am & 1pm both days! Light Refreshments available for purchase. For more information click HERE. Please bring your own trays or boxes, if possible. No pets please!