Presented by the City of Irvine Community Services and the Orange County Great Park
Time(s): 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Farm + Food Lab | Map & Directions
Free Parking & Admission
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.
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!
January 12, 2012
Use your kitchen and garden waste to supercharge your soil. Learn how to choose an effective compost bin and composting materials.
February 9, 2012
Learn Integrated Pest Management (IPM) techniques to control insect and rodent pests using ‘least toxic’ methods.
The Warm Season Garden
March 8, 2012
Learn how to switch your garden to warm season veggies, such as tomatoes, peppers, squash, beans and other favorites.
Series Recap and Seed Planting
April 5, 2012
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.