FREE Gardening Class “Creating a Sustainable and Balanced Garden Ecosystem” with Nature By Design’s Lisa Burton, Saturday, September 9, 10:00 am – 11:30 am at the City’s Public Works Maintenance Yard, 336 Sanjon Road. Find out how steps to design a sustainable and balanced garden! RSVP, http://bit.ly/2eZGt0O
Sign up today for fun, hands-on gardening classes. All classes are free and held on Saturdays from 10-11:30 a.m. Participants can register for the series here.
September 9: Creating a Sustainable and Balanced Garden Ecosystem ~ Balanced garden ecosystems are low maintenance, promote healthy soils and support local wildlife. Professional landscape designer and native plant specialist, Lisa Burton of Nature by Design, will teach steps for designing a balanced garden.
Location: Public Works Maintenance Yard, 336 Sanjon Road.
October 21: Water Wise Vegetable Garden ~ Conserve water while growing nutritious food! David Nicholes of Green Thumb will demonstrate techniques that will make your water-wise vegetable garden a success.
Location: Green Thumb International, 1899 South Victoria Ave.
“Mediterranean Native and Drought Tolerant Gardens”
10:00 am, July 15 at A Smart Garden: 33 S Palm Street.
Join landscape designer Cari Vega at her new sustainable nursery. Here you will get an introduction to beautiful Mediterranean natives, low-water use plants, along with many simple tricks to transform your garden. Click here to RSVP.
FREE Water Wise Gardening Class July 15, 2017: “Mediterranean Native and Drought Tolerant Gardens,” 10:00 am, at A Smart Garden, 33 S Palm Street in Ventura. Join landscape designer Cari Vega at her new sustainable nursery. Here you will get an introduction to beautiful Mediterranean natives, low-water use plants, along with many simple tricks to transform your garden. RSVP today, Click Here.
FREE Gardening Class Saturday, June 10, 10am-11:30 am, “Optimize Your Irrigation,” at the City of Ventura Public Works Maintenance Yard, 336 Sanjon Road. Experts from Toro Company will help you design a watering plan that will fit your home’s needs. Find out more & REGISTER HERE.
Thank you to everyone who participated in this weekend’s Aquaponics workshop. Always a great time learning from local experts and getting to see the amazing projects going on in our community! For more FREE gardening classes visit http://www.cityofventura.net/waterwisegardeningclasses
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FREE City of Ventura AQUAPONICS Gardening Class, Saturday, April 8, 2017, 10 – 11:30 a.m., Avenue Adult Center, 550 N. Ventura, Avenue, Ventura. JOIN Agriculture Specialist Jan Kolbusz to learn about this soil-less gardening technique and grow your plants and fish in ONE integrated system. RSVP Today to reserve your seat, click here.
REGISTER TODAY for the NEW Water Wise Gardening Classes! All classes are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Reserve your seat today!
August 29 – How to Successfully Complete Your Garden Retrofit in 120 Days
September 12 – Right Plant – Right Place with Nature by Design
October 10 – Composting & Healthy Soils with Dr. Rot
TBD: 10/24 – Ocean Friendly Gardens – Hands-on Workshop Using Rainwater as a Resource at Juanamaria Elementary School
November 21 – Rainwater Harvesting and Laundry to Landscape Graywater reuse
December 5 – Ask an Irrigation Professional with Ewing Irrigation
For more information, call (805) 652-4501.
All classes are held at 336 Sanjon Road – City Maintenance Yard except for the Composting Class which is held at Green Thumb Nursery on 1899 S Victoria Ave., Ventura, CA
Also visit, cityofventura.net/waterwise