Green Gardener at Home Series Begins January 16

Registration deadline is Monday, January 13.
For more information or to register call 916.746.1550
$55 Roseville residents | $65 non-residents

Join us one night a week for 10 weeks between 6:30pm - 8:30pm and gain a wealth of information and skills through presentations and hands-on exercises that can help you save money, be water efficient and sustain your healthy landscape. Learn to improve your existing soil, what kind of edible and native plants to install and ways to design and maintain your water-efficient landscape, ensuring it looks beautiful for many years to come.

River-Friendly Landscaping (RFL) “Green Gardener at Home” is a ten-week course hosted by the City of Roseville at the Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville. RFL is a whole systems approach to gardening and landscaping that helps participants learn how to conserve water, reduce pollution, and save money.

Taught by local gardening and landscaping professionals, participants will receive classroom instruction on a variety of subjects, including soil health, irrigation, landscape design, edible gardens, integrated pest management, pruning, lawn care, California natives and other plants appropriate for our region, and more. Each week the program features a different topic with practical ways to design, grow, and maintain a healthy landscape. All classes are held on Thursdays, for ten consecutive weeks, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Class Dates, Topics, and Basic Objectives

  • January 16 - Introduction to River-Friendly Landscaping (RFL)
  • January 23 - Introduction to Soils
  • January 30 - Compost and Mulch
  • February 6 – Irrigation
  • February 13 - Landscape Design
  • February 20 - Right Plant, Right Place
  • February 27 - Edible Gardens
  • March 6 - Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
  • March 13 - Pruning for Plant Health
  • March 20 - Fertilizers and Lawn Care

The River-Friendly Landscaping “Green Gardener at Home” course is a regional program sponsored by the City of Roseville, Regional Water Authority, and EcoLandscape California.

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