Free Food & Vegetable Gardening Classes
Presented by UCCE Master Gardeners at the 12th Annual Desert Garden Community Day on October 28, 2017
Sustainable Vegetable Gardening
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. by Angela Fasano, Water Management Specialist, Coachella Valley Water District; UCCE Master Gardener, Desert Naturalist and ISA Certified Arborist
Techniques for sustainable food and vegetable gardening in the desert: without the use of pesticides, herbicides and inorganic fertilizers.
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Growing Fruit Trees in Small Spaces
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 a.m. by Susan Krings, UCCE Master Gardener and Permaculture Designer
Discover how Meyer Lemon, Fig and other fruit trees can be grown in containers and other space saving techniques adding beauty, functionality, and food sources to your landscape.
Raised Beds Vegetable Gardening
12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. by Bob Adamson, Master Gardener
Sidestep common gardening challenges. Raised bed gardening, once established, is almost maintenance free and has the advantage of any desired height for comfortable and easy access.