Get your fall garden ready! Kerri Kemp-Gardener from Gardner & Bloome will be here to teach you all about organic fertilizers and soil amendments. Learn to grow your own veggies without using chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Free class
Birds and butterflies…oh my! Want to attract more butterflies, birds and hummingbirds to your garden? Join Science teacher and birder, Isabel Souto and our own Tyler for an informative class on plant selection and using bird feeders to attract more wildlife into your garden. Free class
Compost Happens: Compost 101. Lori Caldwell from the Bay Friendly Coalition will be here to show you how easy it is to create your own rich compost from kitchen scraps. The talk will include a demonstration and handouts. Free class.
11 AM-4 PM Taste The Flavors Of The Valley
Honey tasting with Gerard’z Honeybees. Ed Zawada will bring his honey for you to sample including local Pleasanton and Livermore. The kids will love the live bee hive.
Ginger brown of Airsdream Deli will be here sampling flavored goat cheese made locally. She uses fresh, simple and wholesome ingredients. This cheese can only be found at farmers markets, wineries and special events…like ours.
Kathy Elliot of Hillcrest Ranch, will be here to sample her award winning olive oil harvested from 125 year-old olive trees grown on the Pleasanton ridge.
The folks from StopWaste.org will be here to promote landscaping the bay friendly way with an emphasis on lawn conversion. Use less water and chemicals. Sop by their table and pick up some valuable information
We will also have plant displays: butterfly garden, hummingbird garden, drought tolerant plants, bird attractors are some of the themes.