Monday, March 5, 2012

Master Gardeners Sunday March 25th!

The Master Gardener's are back this Sunday-
The Tomato Selection Is Here!

This month the UCCE/LA County Master Gardeners bring with them peppers (serrano, banana, ancho chilis), eggplants, strawberries, and in honor of TomatoMania!, a selection of tomatoes -- including stupice, sweet 100s, yellow cherry and Brandywine. Come see us and start your summer garden now!

Looking for free advice about gardening?
Information on what to plant this time of year?
Or just wanting to pick up a starter plant or seeds for your garden?

The UCCE LA County Master Gardeners are back with free seeds, seedlings and advice to give away at the Market on Sunday March 25.

While you're there, ask them about the award winning Seed Library of Los Angeles - see this article in the LA Times!

Since 1978, UC Cooperative Extension's Common Ground Program has made gardening possible for many Los Angeles County residents, particularly low-income and traditionally underrepresented families. The program goals are to improve nutrition; increase access to fresh, low-cost produce; offer gardening education; build bridges between neighbors and communities; help create employment opportunities; and encourage a cleaner, greener Los Angeles.
Families learn how to garden, grow their own food and prepare it in a healthful manner. In addition, the program trains community volunteers and Master Gardeners, who in turn, volunteer their time to community and school gardens.

You may want to consider signing up for the Master Gardener volunteer training program!

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