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Digging Deeper: Revitalizing the Urban Garden, a Bay Area Gardening Seminar this weekend

Yet another great event this weekend:

the ACMG 10th Annual Fall Seminar on Bay Area Gardening:

Digging Deeper: Revitalizing the Urban Garden

 Saturday, October 20, 2012 from 8:30am to 3pm
(Registration begins August 31) 

at the Garden Center at Lake Merritt,
666 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland

Cost for all day seminar: $45

Lunch optional (provided by The Mixing Bowl, Oakland): $10.50 (Must be ordered by Oct 13th)

Alameda County Master Gardeners 10th Annual Bay Area Gardening Seminar 2012 promises a harvest of wisdom on design, maintenance and gardener well-being! In the twelve topics presented by outstanding experts, urban gardeners can explore the abundant possibilities in a residential city garden with Leslie Bennett & Stefani Bittner’s beautiful edible gardens, Fred Bove and his SF rooftop container garden and Phil Van Soelen’s native plants.   Greywater guerilla Christina Bertea offers waterwise suggestions, SF Chronicle columnist Pam Peirce addresses pest management and Jennifer Radtke gives all the buzz about urban honeybees.  Blacksmith Grant Marcoux maintains the edges of our tools, Physical Therapist Gail Durkin shows us sensible use of our bodies in garden labors, and University of Pacific Professor Mark Brunell identifies common Bay area plants and what their Latin names tell us.  Finally the Master Food Preservers of El Dorado County provide kitchen tips on dehydrating, condiments and all things tomato.

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