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

Succulent Care - Watsonville

Date: October 27, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Contact: Tina Heitzman at tina.heitzman@gmail.com

Sponsor: UC Master Gardeners of Monterey & Santa Cruz

Location: UCCE Watsonville Auditorium

Event Details

Join UC Master Gardeners of Monterey Bay, Sue Procter and Tina Heitzman, for a FREE 2-hour class to learn how to plant and care for succulents from the ground up!

This class includes examples of and information on the growing habits of the major succulent species, container soil selection and amendments, planting and repotting techniques, propagation by cuttings, and ongoing watering and fertilizing needs.

A succulent exchange will follow the class—if you like, bring cuttings and/or plants to share. Participants will have the chance to plant a small container with succulents in class. Feel free to bring a special container of yours with a drain hole in which to make your succulent creation or bring an overgrown container planting that needs revamping.

Succulent plant material, potting soil, top dressing and some small terra cotta pots will be available along with some tips on planting design to help you create a miniature succulent garden.

Please arrive 15 minutes early for registration. This class will be outside, please dress appropriately, for sun or fog. Layers, hat and sunscreen are advised.





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