River-Friendly Landscaping Green Gardener at Home Classes

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"GREEN GARDENER AT HOME" PROGRAM

  
River-Friendly Landscaping is… an environmentally friendly way of gardening.
     
Healthy Landscapes Make for Healthy People, Plants, Animals and Waterways. What we do in our landscapes has a direct effect on the health and wellness of the people, plants and waterways to which we're connected.

The new River-Friendly Landscaping “Green Gardener at Home” ten week training program provides a whole-systems approach to gardening and landscaping that helps home gardeners save water, time and money.

Benefits to you:

  • Saves money by reducing water, fertilizer, and pesticide use
  • Requires less maintenance such as mowing and trimming
  • Reduces yard waste
  • Attracts wonderful birds and butterflies to your garden
  • Provides a healthy, attractive landscape
Benefits to the community and the environment:
  • Saves landfill space
  • Reduces air pollution by reducing the amount of yard waste that is transported to the landfill and reducing the need for polluting maintenance equipment
  • Improves water quality by reducing pollution from chemical runoff and requires less water
Each week the program features a different topic with practical ways to design, grow and maintain a healthy landscape.
  • Introduction to River-Friendly Landscaping
  • Introduction to Soils
  • Compost and Mulch
  • Irrigation
  • Landscape Design
  • Right Plant, Right Place
  • Edible Gardens
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
  • Pruning for Plant Health
  • Fertilizer and Lawn Care
Look for a River-Friendly Landscaping "Green Gardener at Home" Training Class near you. Classes have been taught and/or are currently scheduled in the City of Folsom, Roseville, Citrus Heights, and Sacramento.

Interested in future Green Gardener at Home Classes?  Send an email — To be notified when class information is available.   gghomewaitlist@ecolandscape.org

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