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Flower above: Guaiacum coulteri, photo credit: Janet Rademacher

Events:

Saturday, April 25th
Compost Basics Workshop
Learn how easy it is to compost. Using compost in your garden improves your soil, benefiting your plants and enhancing your garden's health and vitality. Compost helps plants absorb nutrients already in your soil, allows plants to develop better root structure which will help them grow healthier, and holds onto water and nutrients that are applied and slowly releases them when plants need them.

Saturday, April 25th
Compost Basics Workshop
At this class you will learn the basic skills necessary to manage your household organic waste using both a backyard compost pile and worm composting.

Saturday, April 25th
Native Plant Sale Saturday, April 25, 2015
Scores of species of California native plants well-suited for our gardens and wildlife will be on sale at Hidden Villa Ranch on Saturday, April 25, 10am - 3pm. Speak to experts about lawn alternatives such as native perennials, wildflowers, and grasses. Native plant books, posters, and note cards will also be on sale.

Thursday, April 30th
Compost Basics Workshop
At this class you will learn the basic skills necessary to manage your household organic waste using both a backyard compost pile and worm composting.

Saturday, May 2nd
Design It Yourself Native Garden
In this two-part series, learn how to plan and design your own drought tolerant garden. This class will provide you with the tools to complete your own garden design. Learn about plant selection and placement, irrigation system design, and more!

Funding Agencies

Santa Clara Valley Urban Runoff Pollution Prevention Program

Recycling & Waste Reduction Commission of Santa Clara County


Participating Agencies

City of Cupertino

City of Los Altos

Town of Los Altos Hills

City of Milpitas

City of Mountain View

City of Palo Alto

City of San Jose

City of Santa Clara

Santa Clara County

Santa Clara Valley Water District

City of Sunnyvale

West Valley Communities (Campbell, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Saratoga)

Date:

2015-04-25


Hours:

10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Location:

Cubberley Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road, Room H-1 Palo Alto, CA 94303


Cost:

Free


Description:

Learn how easy it is to compost. Using compost in your garden improves your soil, benefiting your plants and enhancing your garden's health and vitality. Compost helps plants absorb nutrients already in your soil, allows plants to develop better root structure which will help them grow healthier, and holds onto water and nutrients that are applied and slowly releases them when plants need them.


Phone:

408-918-4640


Event Sponsor:

City of Palo Alto


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Date:

2015-05-02


Hours:

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.


Location:

Sunnyvale Senior Center, Laurel Room 550 East Remington Drive Sunnyvale, CA 94086


Cost:

Free


Description:

In this two-part series, learn how to plan and design your own drought tolerant garden. This class will provide you with the tools to complete your own garden design. Learn about plant selection and placement, irrigation system design, and more!


Phone:


Event Sponsor:

City of Sunnyvale


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Date:

2015-04-25


Hours:

10:00am -12:00pm


Location:

Cubberley Comm Ctr Room H-1, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94306


Cost:

FREE


Description:

At this class you will learn the basic skills necessary to manage your household organic waste using both a backyard compost pile and worm composting.


Phone:

408-918-4640


Event Sponsor:

Home Composting Education Program


Click to Register


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Date:

2015-04-30


Hours:

6:00pm-8:00pm


Location:

Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Visitor Ctr, 438 Coleman Ave., San Jose 95110


Cost:

FREE


Description:

At this class you will learn the basic skills necessary to manage your household organic waste using both a backyard compost pile and worm composting.


Phone:

408-918-4640


Event Sponsor:

Home Composting Education Program


Click to Register


Comments:


Date:

2015-04-25


Hours:

10AM - 3 PM


Location:

Hidden Villa Ranch is located at 26870 Moody Road, Los Altos Hills, 2 miles west of I-280


Cost:


Description:

Scores of species of California native plants well-suited for our gardens and wildlife will be on sale at Hidden Villa Ranch on Saturday, April 25, 10am - 3pm. Speak to experts about lawn alternatives such as native perennials, wildflowers, and grasses. Native plant books, posters, and note cards will also be on sale.


Phone:


Event Sponsor:

CNPS


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