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Events:

Saturday, October 1st
Fall Pest Prevention
With winter coming, now is the time to ready your garden against pests! Fall is the perfect time to set your garden up for success in the spring. Come learn in this garden class about what you can do now to help prevent pests and disease in the coming months. Participants will also learn how to keep ants, rodents and other pests out of the home.

Saturday, October 8th
Sheet Mulching and Non-Toxic Weed Suppression (Frank Niccoli)
One hour of topic review at the Visitor's Center will be followed by hands on workshop at the demonstration gardens to model sheet mulching techniques for natural weed suppression. Dress for the elements! Wear closed toed shoes, a hat, gloves, and bring water. Tools will be provided.

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:

2016-10-01


Hours:

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM


Location:

Common Ground Garden, 687 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto 94306


Cost:

Only $5 thanks to the City of Palo Alto PublicWorks-Watershed Protection and the Our Water, Our World program!


Description:

With winter coming, now is the time to ready your garden against pests! Fall is the perfect time to set your garden up for success in the spring. Come learn in this garden class about what you can do now to help prevent pests and disease in the coming months. Participants will also learn how to keep ants, rodents and other pests out of the home.


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Event Sponsor:

Common Ground Garden, City of Palo Alto PublicWorks-Watershed Protection and the Our Water, Our World program


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Comments:

Brought to you by the City of Palo Alto PublicWorks–Watershed Protection, Common Ground Garden, and the Our Water, Our World program. Taught by Teresa Lavell, a certified IPM Advocate who works with water agencies in the Bay Area to promote cleaner waterways by educating home gardeners on less-toxic solutions for their gardening problems.


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Date:

2016-10-08


Hours:

9 am- 12 noon


Location:

Meet at the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy Visitors Center at 438 Coleman Ave in San Jose. Migrate to the demo gardens for the hands on portion of the course, located next to 411 Seymour St. Cross St. is Walnut.


Cost:

Free!


Description:

One hour of topic review at the Visitor's Center will be followed by hands on workshop at the demonstration gardens to model sheet mulching techniques for natural weed suppression. Dress for the elements! Wear closed toed shoes, a hat, gloves, and bring water. Tools will be provided.


Phone:

(408) 793-5365


Event Sponsor:

BAWSCA


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Comments:

Registration recommended but not required. No need to print an event pass, save a tree!