The rains are bringing much needed water to our gardens, but also sprouting pesky weed seeds that hide in the soil. Come learn simple techniques and tricks to minimize time and effort spent ridding your garden of weeds. Bring along weed samples from your yard for identification and removal strategies. Owner of the landscape company California Nativescapes, Rebecca Schoenenberger, specializes in creating beautiful, sustainable, and economical gardens appropriate for California. She has extensive knowledge of native plants and the environments where they thrive. Since 2011, Rebecca has also been a volunteer Santa Clara County Master Gardener.
This popular, long-running KKUP FM91.5 radio show happens monthly on the fourth Thursday from 10:00 am – 1:00 PM. Co-hosted by UC Master Gardeners Jim Maley, Bader Kudsi and Sharon McCray, they emphasize all things Urban Farming with a wide variety of interesting guests from the Valley of Heart’s Delight and the Monterey Bay Area. Tune in to ‘green that thumb’ as they cover a wide variety of farm and garden topics on each show and listener calls are encouraged (408-260-2999 or 831-255-2999). Listeners are also invited to drop by the studio for an informal discussion on horticultural topics. Join them for this three-hour radio show.
Do you want to plant a citrus tree but do not think you have room for one? You can plant many types of citrus trees in containers. Come for a free library talk on Growing Citrus Trees in Containers presented by UC Master Gardener Elizabeth Evans. Elizabeth will discuss the various types of citrus trees that you can plant in containers, planting method, pruning, fertilizing and watering, frost protection, and identifying and managing pests and diseases.
Do you want to plant a fruit tree or do you already have one? Learn what you should consider before you purchase one and how to keep your fruit trees healthy. Come join us for a free library talk on Back Yard Fruit Tree Basics, presented by UC Master Gardener Kalpana Jain. She will discuss the various types of fruit trees, planting location and method, pruning, fertilizing and watering, frost protection, and identifying and managing pests and diseases.