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; 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.

No program

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, 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.