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 17, September 24, October 1, October 8
Time: 10:00AM – 1:00PM
List of topics includes:
Week 1 (Sunday, September 17): planning, seed starting, raised beds, container gardening, plant selection (what to grow and when to grow it).
Week 2 (Sunday, September 24): tools, soil structure, soil preparation, plant nutrition, organic fertilizers, transplanting, irrigation, mulching
Week 3 (Sunday, October 1): integrated pest management (weeds, diseases, insects), organic pesticides, composting and worm composting
Week 4 (Sunday, October 8): pollination, seed saving, fruit trees, harvesting, review, and graduation
Registration must be completed through Beverly Hills Park and Recreation. See Fall 2017 Brochure page 17.
You will be confirmed registration once payment is made.
The cost is $15 for each class or $56 for the entire series. Those who take all 4 classes will be given a certificate of completion.
Any questions please contact:
George Pessin, Master Gardener Instructor