Gardening Basics

Learn to Grow Your Own Food!

In a series of bilingual, hands-on, natural (chemical-free)

Vegetable Gardening Workshops

*All workshops are free. Donations are accepted*

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**Open to anyone interested in gardening!**

Gardening Basics: Part 1: Learn how to choose a garden location, improve desert soil, water for conservation and plant seeds and starter plants.
Gardening Basics: Part 2: Learn how to recognize and manage weeds, how to build and manage a compost pile, manage plant diseases and pests, and harvest and store your garden bounty.
School Garden Planning: Plan for the logistics of school garden  and explore age-appropriate learning activities.

Spring Schedule:


Saturday 10th 9:00 am– 1:00 pm: Gardening Basics: Part 1
Saturday 24th 9:00 am-1:00 pm: Gardening Basics: Part 2


Saturday 21th 8:00 am– 12:00 pm: Gardening Basics: Part 1
Saturday 28th 8:00 am- 12:00 pm: School Garden Planning


Saturday 12th 8:00 am-12:00 pm: Gardening Basics: Part 2

All workshops take place in “Nuestra Tierra,” the garden at the Community Food Bank (3003 S. Country Club Rd.)

Offered in English and Spanish!

Learn more: Market and Demonstration Garden & Home Garden Program. For more information contact Michelle Kuhns at the Community Food, 622-0525, x 240, 3003 S. Country Club Rd.