List of one-week virtual seminars to explore “earth-friendly gardening”
Get tips for your 2022 garden from experts at the Master Gardener Association of San Diego County’s annual week-long spring seminar, “Earth Friendly Gardening,” offered virtually March 16-27.
The $35 registration fee gives participants online access to over a dozen courses. All classes are pre-recorded and will be available on demand, from 9 a.m. March 16 to midnight March 27. Presentations can be viewed multiple times.
The classes presented are:
- “Roses for Dummies” with David Ross and George Allmon of Walter Andersen Nursery.
- “Companion Plants for Succulents” with Linda Bresler, Landscaper and Licensed Landscaper.
- “Agaves in Habitat and Cultivation” with Jeff Moore, owner of Solana Succulents.
- “Plan your first hives in advance” with Leah Taylor, UCCE Master Gardener Program Coordinator.
- “Love and nurture the skin you are in” with Mona Mofid, MD, medical director of the Melanoma Foundation of America.
- “Plumeria Scent-sational – A Plumeria Primer” with Mike Atkinson of Atkinson Plumeria.
- “The Bonsai Adventure at the Japanese Friendship Garden” with Neil Auwarter of the San Diego Bonsai Club.
- “Designing with natives” with Haven Kiers, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture at UC Davis.
- “The Basics of Composting” with Nancy Kruberg and Kelly Torikai, UCCE Master Gardeners of San Mateo and San Francisco Counties and Master Composters of San Mateo County.
- “What’s New at the San Diego Botanical Garden” with Tony Gurnoe of the San Diego Botanical Garden.
- “Prescription: school gardens” with Cynde Lane, MD, retired pediatrician and board member of San Diego Children and Nature.
- “Seeds and Skills: Supporting Monarchs Through Milkweed, Habitat and Public Education,” with Jonathan Snapp-Cook, US Fish & Wildlife Service; Ann Baldridge, RCD of Greater San Diego County; and Mary Duffy, Earth Discovery Institute – San Diego Plant Alliance.
- “Planting Water with Ms. Smarty-Plants – From My Garden to Your Home!” with Pam Meisner of The Water Conservation Garden.
After registering, participants will receive instructions on how to access the seminar.
For more details and full class descriptions, visit mastergardenersd.org/seminar.