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Workshops
We encourage you to attend a free Smart Gardening workshop to improve your lawn/garden and reduce waste. No reservation needed. Workshops are about 1.5 hours, held at our Learning Centers and at libraries, parks, and schools. Beginner Workshops introduce you to smart gardening. Advanced Workshops are for those that love to garden (schedule is listed at bottom). Purchase a backyard or worm compost bin at a discount after the workshops. A free bin will be raffled off to an attendee at those shown with a .

Visit our instruction videos for an idea of what is discussed. Many agencies and private groups also hold smart gardening related classes; we compiled a list of classes and events to feed your interest.


BEGINNER WORKSHOPS


Arcadia - October 4, 2014
Saturday, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Arboretum ($9 entrance fee)
301 N Baldwin Ave (flyer)

Azusa - October 4, 2014
Saturday, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Valleydale Park
5525 Lark Ellen Ave (flyer)

Santa Clarita - October 11, 2014
Saturday, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Castaic Lake Water Agency
27234 Bouquet Canyon Rd (flyer)

Pomona - October 11, 2014
Saturday, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Ganesha Park
1575 N White Ave (flyer)

Torrance - October 11, 2014
Saturday, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Columbia Park
18721 Prairie Ave (flyer)

Covina - October 18, 2014
Saturday, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Charter Oak Park
20261 Covina Blvd (flyer)

West Covina - October 18, 2014
Saturday, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
West Covina Senior Center
2501 E Cortez Ave (flyer)

La Crescenta - October 25, 2014
Saturday, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Crescenta Valley Water District
3730 Glenwood Ave (flyer)


Beginner workshops provide hands-on instruction on composting, worm composting, water-wise gardening, and grass cycling.

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Palos Verdes - November 1, 2014
Saturday, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
South Coast Botanic Garden
26300 Crenshaw Blvd (flyer)

Calabasas - November 8, 2014
Saturday, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Gates Canyon Park
25801 Thousand Oaks Blvd (flyer)

Downey - November 8, 2014
Saturday, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Wilderness Park - Community Center
10999 Little Lake Rd (flyer)

Monrovia - November 8, 2014
Saturday, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Recreation Park
620 Shamrock Ave (flyer)


ADVANCED WORKSHOPS


Santa Fe Springs - October 11, 2014
Saturday, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Community Garden
10223 Pioneer Blvd (flyer)

Culver City - October 25, 2014
Saturday, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Veterans Memorial Complex - Garden Room
4117 Overland Ave (flyer)

La Puente - November 1, 2014
Saturday, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
San Angelo Park
245 S San Angelo Ave (flyer)


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Advanced workshops introduce organic gardening, landscaping with native drought-tolerant plants, and integrated pest management (environmental ways to control pests).


Walnut - November 8, 2014
Saturday, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Walnut Senior Center
21215 La Puente Rd (flyer)


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