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Gardening Classes for Adults
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Interested in learning how to garden? Have questions about pest control? How do you engage kids in the garden? Come learn with us! Garden classes are held once a month on a Saturday from 9am-11am. Topics vary month by month and these classes are taught by knowledgable Olivewood staff. Take a look at the dates and topics listed below. If you’re interested in registering, please click the link at the bottom of the page.

Class topics and dates are as follows:

January 26, 2019
Deciduous fruit trees and rose pruning

February 23, 2019
Garden planning and Container gardening

March 23, 2019
Gardening with Kids

April 20, 2019
Integrated Disease and Pest Control

May TBD 2019
Drip irrigation system design, installation, and maintenance

June 22, 2019
Vegetative and Seed Propagation

July 27, 2019
Growing succulents

August 24, 2019
Growing beautiful floral bouquets

September 28, 2019
Seeds, Selection and Saving

Composting, Vermicomposting, and Cover cropping to improve soil health

There is a $20 fee for each of these classes. For those living in National City, these classes are free. We recommend wearing comfortable clothing for working outdoors, wearing a hat and sunscreen, and bringing water. Must be 15 years or older to attend.