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      Gardening Basics For Adults: Growing Edibles in Irvine

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      April 12, 2012

      Thursday  10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (monthly on the 2nd Thursday for 6 times)

      6890 Marine Way
      Irvine, California 92618

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      Gardening Basics For Adults: Growing Edibles

      Join us as we explore the basics of how to grow edibles in your garden. Stop by and build the skills you need to be a successful fresh food gardener.

      Full Schedule:
      The Basics: Sun, Soil, Water, Fertilizer
      Learn about the benefits of raised beds and containers, soil needs, irrigation and feeding strategies.
      What and How to Plant
      What do you like to eat? What’s easy to grow? Learn how to choose what to plant and how to keep any plant alive and thriving!

      Composting Basics
      Use your kitchen and garden waste to supercharge your soil. Learn how to choose an effective compost bin and composting materials.

      Pest Management
      Learn Integrated Pest Management (IPM) techniques to control insect and rodent pests using ‘least toxic’ methods.

      The Warm Season Garden
      Learn how to switch your garden to warm season veggies, such as tomatoes, peppers, squash, beans and other favorites.

      Series Recap and Seed Planting
      Trouble-shoot your garden dilemmas and participate in a take-home seed planting activity.
      NOTE: The Series Recap will be held at the Rancho Senior Center, 3 Ethel Coplen Way, Irvine.

      Cost: Free -

      Categories: Education | Health & Wellness | Outdoors & Recreation

      This event repeats monthly on the 2nd Thursday for 6 times:

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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