Learn tips and tricks from the experts! Navlet’s gardening classes are free, and each covers a timely topic in the garden. So learn from the pros, meet new friends, and have some fun. Classes are held at one of Navlet’s four East Bay garden centers, located in Concord, Danville, Martinez, and Pleasant Hill. Class size is limited, however, so it’s best to call ahead and reserve your space.
Gardening Class: Water Wise Edible Gardens with Shawna Coronado
If you’ve always wanted to grow farm fresh delights right in your own garden, this is the class for you. Interested in a drought-tolerant ornamental garden that produces delicious vegetables? Shawna Coronado, whose gardens have been featured on PBS, will explain how her own gardens survive and thrive during dry spells, and offer creative container gardening ideas and planting techniques. Please RSVP.
Class Location: Pleasant Hill Date: Saturday, April 12 Time: 10:00a.m.
Gardening Class: Organics 101
How can you eliminate pests with the least impact on your garden and environment? This class covers several organic solutions, such as encouraging beneficial insects with companion plants, employing cultural practices to minimize diseases, and using fertilizers to keep plants healthy.
Class Location: Concord Date: Saturday, April 12 Time: 10:00a.m.
Also if you happen to pick up anything at the store enjoy some free tomato plants for some extra savings!
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