Spring Gardening Workshops at Explore Ecology

 In Environmental Education, Explore Ecology

bee-100928_1280Are you getting your spring garden ready? Do you want to grow peppers and tomatoes and aren’t sure what varieties are best for our area? Come to the Spring Gardening workshops at Explore Ecology in downtown Santa Barbara.

fruit-192754_1920We’ve enlisted the help of expert gardener, composter, and grower Oscar Carmona, owner and operator of Healing Grounds Nursery, to teach you everything you need to know to get your garden growing. Oscar will share his secrets about how to have a thriving and healthy garden without the use of toxic pesticides, fertilizers, and herbicides.

oscarThe Tomato and Pepper Workshop on Saturday, March 14th, from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm will cover everything you need to know to grow the best tomatoes or peppers in your container or garden. Oscar will go over the 40 best tomato varieties. Many tried and true pepper varieties will be available for sale at the workshop. To get your tickets click here.

sweet-peppers-499075_1920Learn what to plant for an abundant harvest and basic organic and bio-dynamic gardening techniques in the Spring Gardening Strategies on Saturday, March 28th, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm. To get your tickets click here.

carrot-646108_1920Worm Composting Kits will be for sale at both workshops. The cost of each workshop is $10.00 and tickets are available online or at the door. 10% of the proceeds of workshops and plant and compost bin sales benefit the Explore Ecology School Gardens Program.

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