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Designing your Bay-Friendly Garden
Join us for three waterwise workshops brought to you by East Bay MUD and the Oakland Public Library. Coffee, tea, and snacks will be provided.
August 20: Designing your Bay-Friendly Garden. Reduce your water use and create a beautiful garden. Learn from a Bay-Friendly Qualified Professional and leading experts about how to utilize sustainable landscaping practices to conserve natural resources, reduce pollution, build healthy soil, and save you time and money. With gardening experts from ReScape California
September 17th: Drip Irrigation Basics. Install drip irrigation to save water while keeping your plants healthy and thriving! From the water main and valves to lateral lines and smart controllers, this seminar for home gardeners covers the essentials of designing efficient, durable, and lasting drip irrigation systems. Join Landscape Designer and author Douglas Kent, who brings 30 years of experience in the landscaping industry, and learn the tools for installing drip irrigation at your home.
October 15: Preparing for Fall Planting. The Alameda County Master Gardeners are back with their list of “wildly successful” plants for Alameda climates. Learn which plants conserve water and attract wildlife while adding color and variety to your yard. Fall is a great time to plant! Prepare now by joining us at this free seminar for home gardeners