Sustainable Urban Gardening Speaker Series

When: 2nd Sat. (Feb. – Sept.) from 2 – 4 p.m.
Where: 4500 Lincoln Ave., Oakland, 94602
Cost: $10 in advance through PayPal, $12 at the door or by calling us at 510-866-8482.

All presentations are held outdoors, please wear layers. We will move indoors if there is rain.

Interested in purchasing bulk tickets at a group discount or the full season pass for 15% off? Contact Monica@theplantexchange.com.

Thank you to The Rose Foundation for making this workshop series possible!

Schedule

Saturday, February 11th, 2 – 4 p.m.

Gardening 101: Everything You Need to Know as a Beginning Gardener

Learn how to grow edible and ornamental plants from seed and cuttings with Jeff Bridge of Ploughshares Nursery. This is a hands-on workshop will be demonstrating techniques and best practices so grab your gardening gloves! Jeff will discuss choosing soil, watering your plants, how to avoid common mistakes, and the basics of fertilization. Bring your questions and garden conundrums for Jeff to answer after the demonstration. Gardening is fun and interesting. Come away with everything you need to start your own small garden!

Jeff Bridge is the Manager of non-profit Ploughshares Nursery in Alameda California. Jeff is grateful for the opportunity to bring his twenty years experience working in the best Bay Area nurseries to benefit Alameda Point Collaborative’s supportive housing program for formerly homeless families and individuals.

Want to volunteer to help out at the speaker series? Contact us at Monica@theplantexchange.com for more information.