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A nature garden is more than just birds and the butterflies, it supports an entire web of life and, if executed correctly, you can turn a pretty garden into a living, thriving, alive space, filled with diversity and excitement throughout the year. Ron Vanderhoff, our resident naturalist, horticulturist and ecologist will show photographs and discuss [...]Find out more
Expert horticulturist, Steve Hampson, will discuss everything edible, including vegetables, herbs, fruits, berries and more. Emphasis this month will cover, but will not be limited to, topics such as care of tomatoes, other warm season vegetables, and herbs for summer, as well as summer pruning of deciduous fruit trees. He will lead a lively and [...]Find out more
Learn from Horticulturist and Vegetable Expert, David Rizzo, for an informative talk on everything you need to know about raised bed gardening. He will explain the many benefits of growing vegetables and herbs in a raised bed. David will also explore soil types, irrigation, and plant and vegetable selection. You’ll leave with all the tools [...]Find out more
Discover the strong connection between habitat and plants from Ron Vanderhoff, our Resident Naturalist, Horticulturist and Ecologist. This fully illustrated program will feature some of the rare natural habitats in and around Orange County, the plants that grow there and why. You will learn about Orange County’s vernal pools, mountain waterfalls, mima mounds, serpentine outcrops, rock cliffs, [...]Find out more
Expert horticulturist, David Rizzo, will discuss gardening edibles including vegetables, herbs, fruits, berries and more. Emphasis this month will be on planting potatoes and cool-season vegetables, the differences between planting seeds versus starting from transplants. He will lead an interactive discussion about what, where and when to plant, prune, feed and harvest. Bring your questions [...]Find out more