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Archive for October 4, 2011

October Garden Calendar in San Diego

Within the Garden – William Templeton
Summer has drawn to a close as cooler temperatures and shorter days takeover. Luckily our mild climate still allows for abundance in the garden and there is no shortage of events to inspire your fall plantings this month. 
October 8th – This Saturday learn how to Design your Garden with Native Plants with Greg Rubin at the SD Botanic Garden from 9 – 12pm at a cost of $25-30.
October 8th – Learn how to Grow Your Own Food for free with VGSD at Olivewood Gardens. Class 1 of 3 is from 8 – 12pm and introduces you to all of the basics.
October 8th – Stop by the booths at The 4th Annual Sustain La Mesa Environmental Festival which is held from 10 – 2pm.
October 10th – The SDHS host highly entertaining author of Wicked Plants Amy Stewart who will present her new book Wicked Bugs. The event starts at 6pm and is $10 for non-members.
October 13th – The Center for Sustainable Energy host arborist Leah Rottke as she speaks about Planting Fall Trees for Spring Vigor from 5:30 – 7:30pm.
October 15th – The SD Farm Bureau host the 2nd Annual Farm Tour from 9:30 – 3:30 pm. This tour features 6 farms and the opportunity to see how mushrooms get their start, visit the Stone Brewing Farm, learn how to best grow avocados and finish with a wine tasting. $20 for adults, $10 children.
October 15 & 16th – The SD Botanic Garden will hold their 29th Annual Fall Plant Sale from 10-4pm that is free with admission.
October 19th – Enjoy pumpkin carving, food, music and the film Nourish at Seeds at City Fall Festival from 11 – 2pm.
October 22nd – Help to sustain the Seeds at City Urban Farm through their Young Farmers Fundraiser starting at 3pm within the Wild Willow Farm.
October 22nd – Learn to build a Hydroponic Fall Garden with AGPals at the SD Botanic Garden from 9 – 12pm. $70 pays for the class and materials.  
October 23rdPlanning and Planting Fall crops will be the topic of this free class taught by Farmer Bill at City Farmers Nursery from 1:30 – 3:00pm.
October 29th – Learn How to Compost for free at the San Diego Zoo from 8 -10am at this event sponsored by the Solana Center.

Did I miss your event? Email me at info@seedsinthecity.com