Join us for 45-minute talks about growing vegetables and herbs, held at three locations around the Spring Garden Market. Bring your questions!
Growing Great Tomatoes We'll demonstrate planting techniques, support systems, and water requirements for growing great tomatoes.
What's Wrong with My Tomatoes? Growing Healthy Tomatoes Learn how to give your tomatoes the best chance to avoid tomato diseases and pests, and how to respond to common tomato problems.
It's Easy to Make Backyard Compost We'll give an overview of what can be composted in your backyard compost pile, and what compost bins and tools are offered by the County of Santa Clara Home Composting Education Program.
Maximizing Your Summer Harvest If you've always wondered how to get more from your pepper plants or how to keep beans producing longer, this one's for you! Learn important tips on getting the best production from your vegetable garden.
Love Your Santa Clara County Clay Learn how to turn your clay soil into perfect soil for gardening: the best way to dig, amend, fertilize, and mulch your soil to grow great veggies.
Mediterranean and Drought Tolerant Herbs Add prolific blooms with pleasant fragrances to your garden by planting a variety of great herbs together. We'll cover the cultural requirements of popular, easy to grow culinary herbs, and discuss how to maintain and harvest your herb garden.
Beautiful Edible Landscapes We'll highlight vegetable varieties that can be used as ornamentals in your landscape, and discuss how to interplant vegetables and flowers to create a colorful and healthy garden.
Growing Great Tomatoes
What's Wrong with My Tomatoes? Growing Healthy Tomatoes
|It's Easy to Make Backyard Compost|
Growing Great Tomatoes
Maximizing Your Summer Harvest
|Love Your Santa Clara County Clay|
Mediterranean and Drought Tolerant Herbs
|Maximizing Your Summer Harvest||Beautiful Edible Landscapes|
TABLE TALKS Drop by the plant tables in the tomato, pepper, herbs and flower areas, for informal talks throughout the day. Tips on growing, special varieties, harvest tips, and more. Bring your questions!
SEEDING WORKSHOP 12:15-1:15 p.m. Drop by to plant flower or vegetable seeds in containers that you can take home. Fun for kids and adults! Location: Ornamental Flowers Sales Area.
ASK THE EXPERT TABLES 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Location: Master Gardener Lane.
- Hotline LIVE!
- California Native Plants
- UC Davis Arboretum All-Stars: Recommended waterwise plants.
- Gardening with Succulents
- Tool Care: Keep your tools sharp and in tip-top condition.
- Animal Pest Control: Got gophers, moles, voles or other critters?