UC Master Gardeners of Monterey & Santa Cruz Counties
University of California
UC Master Gardeners of Monterey & Santa Cruz Counties

Future Proof Your Vegetable Garden: Improve Soil Health for Drought Resiliency- Sun. Oct 6 - Felton

Date: October 6, 2019

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Contact: Sue at sprocter@cruzio.com

Sponsor: UC Master Gardeners of Monterey & Santa Cruz

Location: Quail Hollow Ranch

Event Details

"We owe our existence to a 6-inch layer of topsoil and the fact that it rains."

Healthy soil is the foundation of a productive, thriving garden. Fall is the perfect time to improve soil fertility for next year's harvest and well-planned soil management increases drought resiliency, reduces weed pressure and sequesters carbon.

UC Master Gardener Delise Weir will show you how to improve soil health in your vegetable beds to absorb and maintain water while improving drainage.

Learn how low-till gardening techniques provide optimal conditions for enhancing and sustaining biotic life in the soil, making essential nutrients more biologically available to plants. We will do a deep dive on cover crops; why they are important, which to use for your particular needs and how to deal with them once they're grown. 

Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in or register, walk-ins are always welcome!

Cost $5.00


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