An Alameda Garden: Weekend Gardening Events 4/10-4/11

Friday, April 09, 2010

Weekend Gardening Events 4/10-4/11

Here are a few of the garden-related events going on in the Bay Area this weekend:

  • Ploughshares Nursery in Alameda has a free workshop on Tomato Tips and Techniques with Helen Krayenhoff of Kassenhoff Growers (Sat., 4/10, 10 AM –12 PM). In addition to getting tips for tomato growing, you can also get all tomato and tomato-related items on sale.
  • On Sunday (4/11, 1-4 PM) you can learn the basics of creating a hand-felted textile using plant dyed wool with Ashley Helvey at the UC Botanical Garden. Tickets required: $50 General Public,  $40 Members.
  • Annie’s Annuals is having its Spring Party this weekend (Sat. and Sun., 10 AM – 5 PM), rain or shine. Lots of fun, costume contests and giveaways. Plus, on 11:00 AM on Saturday Keeyla Meadows will be there to talk about color in the garden, and on Sunday at 11:00 AM Annie Hayes will be talking about what’s hot for 2010.

If you’re looking for plant sales, in addition to the tomato sale at Ploughshares mentioned above, Berkeley Hort has wisteria on sale for 25% off.

Have fun!

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