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ENCINITAS: ‘Got Green?’ Learn gardening, vegan food tips March 16

Farm to Table. (FreeImages photo by Lyn Belisle)

March 4, 2019

ENCINITAS — The San Diego Botanic Garden hosts its first “Got Green?” event March 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The day includes plant-based cooking demonstrations, organic gardening tips, vegan food trucks and live entertainment. Demonstrations include aquaponics by Ecolife Conservation and composting...

ENCINITAS: Learn California-friendly landscaping March 5

(Olivenhain Municipal Water District photo)

February 27, 2016

ENCINITAS — The Olivenhain Municipal Water District hosts California-Friendly Landscape Training workshop on March 5 from 9 a.m. to noon. A certified trainer from the Green Garden Group will guide residents through a three-hour workshop covering a holistic approach to landscape design and maintenance...

San Elijo Lagoon nursery effort gets $8K boost from Garden Club

The San Elijo Lagoon is pictured in January looking north from the gateway of former settling ponds. (Courtesy photo by Janie DeCelles)

North Coast Current

June 2, 2015

The San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy’s effort to build a native plant nursery received a boost recently in the form of an $8,000 grant from the Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club. The Garden Club doled out $50,000 worth of grants May 28 to 11 organizations, from the conservancy and San Diego Botanic Garden...

ENCINITAS: Solana Center hosts February master composter course

January 9, 2015

ENCINITAS — The Solana Center for Environmental Innovation offers a master composter class Saturdays starting Feb. 21, 9:30 a.m. to noon, at the San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Drive in Encinitas. Participants will learn about composting strategies and how to build and troubleshoot composting...

ENCINITAS: Learn gardening with Solana Center

January 9, 2015

ENCINITAS — The city of Encinitas offers a four-Saturday course gardening, starting Jan. 17. The course, called Gardening 101: Grow Your Own Food, is for you. is sponsored by the city and runs four Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Solana Center for Environmental Innovation, 137 N. El Camino...

ENCINITAS: Citrus tree care workshop March 22

March 9, 2014

ENCINITAS — The Ocean Knoll School farm offers a garden education workshop March 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sustainable-gardening expert Paul Maschka will present a class in citrus and tropical fruit tree care. The workshop is part of a free educational series underwritten by the Healthy Day P...

SOLANA BEACH: Gardening class July 28

July 22, 2013

SOLANA BEACH — Chicweed, a store featuring container gardening and landscape design services, offers a Coastal Container Gardens class 10 a.m.-noon July 28. Participants are invited to bring their own containers or purchase them at the store. Plants, soil, pebbles and sand will be provided. Cost: $25...

School marks garden opening

A new mural by Bob Hord and the 101 Artists' Colony has been installed at the Paul Ecke Central School garden. (Photo courtesy of Paul Ecke Central School)

North Coast Current

August 18, 2012

Paul Ecke Central School celebrates the opening of its garden and new produce shed with the start of school Aug. 20, the Encinitas Unified School District announced. The garden is designed to be a hands-on learning experience for the elementary school’s students, who will learn to grow food through...

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