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Garden for the Environment

1590 7th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122 United States

February 2020

Garden for the Environment: Urban Composting 2020

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Garden for the Environment, 1590 7th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122 United States
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Learn how to make your very own compost! The backbone of every healthy garden, compost improves all soil types and can be a difference between success and failure with many plants. In this class, we will teach you how to make compost in your backyard, and introduce you to our worms that make their own, special fertilizer. We will also give you tips on using your city compost bin. Come learn what you can do to improve your garden and…

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Garden for the Environment: Winter Fruit Tree Pruning

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Garden for the Environment, 1590 7th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122 United States
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Learn how to maximize tree health and fruit production by identifying and properly removing dead, damaged, and dying wood. Our expert instructors will go over general pruning technique, discuss the differences between summer and winter pruning, and lead a hands-on demonstration so that you can learn which cuts to make in the winter to keep your trees healthy and productive. INSTRUCTORS: Jamie Chan & Blas Herrera Jamie & Blas are natives of San Francisco. Growing up among concrete and row…

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Garden for the Environment: Beginning Beekeeping: The Basics and Starting a Hive

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Garden for the Environment, 1590 7th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122 United States
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So you're thinking of becoming a beekeeper? This workshop is an introduction to bees and beekeeping practices whether you're starting a backyard hive or are just curious about bees. We'll cover equipment and tools needed, bee biology basics, and provide practical knowledge to get your beekeeping journey started.There will be a class outline, suggested reading and further recommendations provided. The class is designed for absolute beginners so no prerequisite knowledge is required. We will have three future beginning beekeeping workshops…

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Garden for the Environment: Rainwater Harvesting

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Garden for the Environment, 1590 7th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122 United States
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Cost: $10 - but you'll get a $10 gift card for attending the workshop Sponsored by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission With a few months still to go in San Francisco's rainy season, learn how you can easily capture rainwater to use in your garden or home. In this class, you’ll learn what to consider and where to start for systems as simple as a single barrel under a downspout, or as complicated as an indoor plumbing system for…

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Garden for the Environment: Urban Chickens 2020

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Garden for the Environment, 1590 7th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122 United States
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There is a huge movement to keep small farm animals in backyards across the nation. By keeping chickens, you can increase the health of your garden and produce even more of your own food. In this workshop, we'll walk you through the steps to setting up your flock, review different coop designs, and give an overview of chicken husbandry so you can keep your birds healthy. You will even have the opportunity to hug our expert instructors' very own backyard…

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