CLUB CALENDAR

  • Monterey Cutting Day and Horticultural Fair x
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: March 15, 2014 - 12:00 pm
    Location: Friendly Plaza in front of Colton Hall 570 Pacific St, Monterey, CA 93940
    Description: Monterey Cutting Day and Horticultural Fair is an annual event hosted by Monterey Parks Department. Monterey provides cuttings and plants, as well as others who bring a variety of plants to share at the event. Nurseries or others donate plants and a group distributes them to whomever wants them. There is anything from cuttings, divisions, shrubs and trees. In addition to MBMG hosting a Public Information Booth, other horticultural organizations are also represented. This event is held on the Saturday before the first day of spring, rain or shine.
  • Garden Cruz: Organic Matters - A 3 Sat. Organic Gardening Workshop
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: March 15, 2014 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Alan Chadwick Garden, UCSC, 1156 High St., Santa Cruz, CA 95064
    Description: Contact: Amy Bolton, CASFS 1156 High St., Santa Cruz - 459-3240 or casfs@ucsc.edu
    General Info: $300 General Public; $275 Friends of the UCSC Farm & Garden; $175 Farm & Garden Docents; $150 UCSC Students/Limited Income Class size is limited and pre-registration is required by March 11. Workshop registration cost includes reading materials, coffee, tea, and snacks. Please bring your own lunch. Tools are provided.
  • Garden Cruz: Organic Matters - A 3 Sat. Organic Gardening Workshop
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: March 22, 2014 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Alan Chadwick Garden, UCSC, 1156 High St., Santa Cruz, CA 95064
    Description: Contact: Amy Bolton, CASFS 1156 High St., Santa Cruz - 459-3240 or casfs@ucsc.edu
    General Info: $300 General Public; $275 Friends of the UCSC Farm & Garden; $175 Farm & Garden Docents; $150 UCSC Students/Limited Income Class size is limited and pre-registration is required by March 11. Workshop registration cost includes reading materials, coffee, tea, and snacks. Please bring your own lunch. Tools are provided.
  • Garden Cruz: Organic Matters - A 3 Sat. Organic Gardening Workshop
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: March 29, 2014 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Alan Chadwick Garden, UCSC, 1156 High St., Santa Cruz, CA 95064
    Description: Contact: Amy Bolton, CASFS 1156 High St., Santa Cruz - 459-3240 or casfs@ucsc.edu
    General Info: $300 General Public; $275 Friends of the UCSC Farm & Garden; $175 Farm & Garden Docents; $150 UCSC Students/Limited Income Class size is limited and pre-registration is required by March 11. Workshop registration cost includes reading materials, coffee, tea, and snacks. Please bring your own lunch. Tools are provided.
  • MBMG Smart Gardening Fair 9AM-3PM
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: April 5, 2014 - 3:00 pm
    Location: Highway One at Rio Road, Carmel, CA
    Description: http://smartgardening.org/
    The fair is a colorful marketplace of “all things gardening” with a focus on sustainable and water-wise practices. Gardening- and eco-related businesses present a wide selection of goods and services. Non-profit groups, garden clubs and organizations share their gardening knowledge and passions. An exciting selection of gardening demonstrations provide a fun way to learn about topics such as plant propagation, pruning, beekeeping and more.
  • Earth Day, Pebble Beach
    Starts: 11:00 am
    Ends: April 19, 2014 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Pacific Grove Adult School, 1025 Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA
    Description: Join us at the Community Garden at Pacific Grove Adult School for a celebration of Earth Day. The day will include a visit by Assemblyman Mark Stone and Pacific Grove Mayor Bill Kampe, booths by UCCE MBMG, Climate Reality Project, and Certified Farmers Market, solar demonstrations, succulent demonstrations, and a plant sale.

    Call 831-843-0707 for more information, or see http://www.sustainablepg.org.
  • Earth Day 2014 Santa Cruz 11AM-4PM
    Starts: 11:00 am
    Ends: April 19, 2014 - 4:00 pm
    Location: San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
    Description: Earth Day Santa Cruz 2014 is an exciting community event offering educational information, activities for kids including an arts and crafts tent, live music and a focus on green businesses. Come and enjoy this fun environmental celebration for the whole family! Be sure to visit the Monterey Bay Master Gardeners booth!

    The City of Santa Cruz, the County of Santa Cruz, Ecology Action, the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz, local non-profits, and concerned citizens are working together to make Earth Day 2014 the premier environmental event for the greater Santa Cruz community.
  • Citrus Workshop for the Home Gardener & Small-Scale Grower
    Starts: 1:00 pm
    Ends: April 26, 2014 - 5:00 pm
    Location: UCSC Farm, 1156 High St., Santa Cruz, CA 95064
    Description: Contact: Amy Bolton, CASFS 1156 High St., Santa Cruz - 459-3240 or casfs@ucsc.edu
    General Info: $60 General/$50 Friends of the UCSC Farm & Garden/$45 UCSC Farm & Garden Docents/$35 UCSC students and limited income. Coffee, tea and snacks, along with necessary tools will be provided. Registration deadline is April 23, pre-registration is required, and class size is limited.
  • Middle Earth Day Carmel
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: May 3, 2014 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Carmel Middle School, Carmel Valley Road, Carmel, CA, United States
    Description: Celebration of sustainable living showcasing native/organic plant sales, silent auction, workshops, live music and great food.
    Features exhibitors, vendors and sponsors exhibiting renewable energy, conscious living and green products.
    Master Gardener public information booth will be here.
  • UCANR Centennial celebration-Be A Scientist
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: May 8, 2014 - 5:00 pm
    Description: For the 100th anniversary of UCANR, they are conducting three science projects on May 8, 2014 and they need your help collecting data. Pick one of the projects below to learn more about how you can participate. Note: You must make observations on May 8. That day has been designated “a snapshot in time” to gather information on:

    1. POLLINATORS Food depends on pollinators. For three minutes, count how many you see.

    2. WATER In this record drought, UC has committed to reducing its water consumption by 20%. How are you conserving?

    3. FOOD Where is food grown in your community? Fill out our California food map.
  • UCCE Centennial
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: May 8, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Presentation —Irrigation Efficiency, Greywater, and Rainwater in the Landscape
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: May 13, 2014 - 9:00 pm
    Location: Fitz Wetlands Educational Resource Center, Pajaro Valley High School Campus, 500 Harkins Slough Rd, Watsonville
    Description: Water management consultant Michael Johnson will talk about how to use less water outdoors while maintaining a healthy and beautiful landscape. Topics will include irrigation system maintenance and management, irrigation controller scheduling, climate-appropriate plant selection, sprinkler to drip conversion, laundry-to-landscape irrigation, and rainwater harvesting.
    Admission is free but you must reserve a seat by contacting Kathy Fieberling at 831-345-1226 or kathy@watsonvillewetlandswatch.org.
    Website: http://www.watsonvillewetlandswatch.org/events.htm
  • Home Gardening Boot Camp
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: June 21, 2014 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Horticulture Dept, Cabrillo College, Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA
    Description: Join the Monterey Bay Master Gardeners at Cabrillo Horticultural Center for another fun and informative day of gardening instruction at an affordable price.Many of our most popular classes and instructors from previous years will return, and there will be several new classes with a focus on water conservation. Keep checking the web site mbmg.org under Events for a complete schedule and updates.
  • Common Ground's 8th Annual Edible Landscaping Tour
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: July 19, 2014 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Common Ground Garden Supply & Education Center, 559 College Ave, Palo Alto, CA, United States
    Description: Receive map of tour at Common Ground
    Online registration $35

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