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National Seed Swap Day Exchange

National Seed Swap Day Exchange
National Seed Swap Day Exchange
01-30-2015 - 01-30-2015
Davis Cemetery Arboretum
http://www.daviscemetery.org
Admission: Free
 
(530) 756-7807
 
www.daviscemetery.org
Start Time(s): Fri 11:30am-1:30pm
The Davis Cemetery Arboretum will host a free seed swapping event in honor of National Seed Swap Day 
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Fruit Tree Workshop Class January 10

Fruit Tree Workshop Class January 10

Calling all fruit tree and garden enthusiasts!  The Hanna and Herbert Bauer Memorial Community garden in Woodland will host a fruit tree workshop on Saturday, January 10, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  This outdoor class is free and open to all; no experience with fruit trees necessary.

This class, taught by a Yolo County master gardener who specializes in fruit trees, will help participants select bare root fruit trees for their home orchard.  Participants will also learn how to properly train and trim fruit trees during the winter dormant season to enhance growth and production in spring.  The class will take place in the garden orchard on the west side of the Bauer building at 137 N. Cottonwood Avenue in Woodland, and will include demonstration of various training and trimming techniques.   

Homemade for the Holidays: Gifts from the Kitchen

Homemade for the Holidays: Gifts from the Kitchen

Megan Myers


Toasted Coconut Caramels

When it comes to gift-giving, sometimes I can get stumped about what to give my friends and family.

Given my prowess in the kitchen, however, it’s a natural solution to base my gifts in that area too.

From cookie mix to the friends with kids to dog treats for the pet owners, homemade gifts from the kitchen are a wonderful way to personalize the holiday long after the presents have been exchanged.

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Top 10 Most Popular // Playful Storage Solutions for Kids

Top 10 Most Popular / Playful Storage Solutions for Kids

If you are thinking of a build that gives you quite a bit of bang for your buck, a playful storage solution is just what you need. Equal parts organization and play, these projects represent The Design Confidential's current 10 most popular playful storage solutions for kids! ... Read More

Winter Gardening Class December 8

Winter Gardening Class December 8

Attention Yolo County winter gardeners and garden enthusiasts!  The Hanna and Herbert Bauer Community Garden in Woodland is hosting a class entitled, “Build a Healthy Plate and a Healthy Body with your Winter Garden” on Monday, December 8, 5:15 to 6:15 p.m.  This indoor class is free and open to all; no gardening experience necessary.

This class, taught by Yolo County Health Services Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention staff, will help participants learn to incorporate winter vegetables into a healthy diet and will also provide tips on how to include yoga-based stretches into fitness routines to stay healthy and fit for gardening.  The class will highlight winter vegetables that grow well in Yolo County, include a taste of some winter vegetable dishes and include recipes to take home.

October Gardening Class at the Community Garden

October Gardening Class at the Community Garden

Attention Yolo County gardeners and garden enthusiasts!  The Hanna and Herbert Bauer Community Garden in Woodland is hosting a class entitled, “Cover Cropping for Better Spring Soil” on Wednesday, October 22, 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.  The class is free and open to all.

This class, taught by David Linebarger, garden assistant and graduate from the UC Davis Sustainable Agriculture Department, will help participants understand what cover crops are, the types of plants that make ideal cover crops for fall and winter in our region, and how to use cover crops to improve your soil.  Cover cropping is a great low-maintenance technique for getting your soils ready for spring and summer plants.

The community garden program is committed to offering garden-based technique and nutrition classes to help the community grow fresh food and live healthier lives. 

Get Ready for Fall Gardening!

Get Ready for Fall Gardening!

The Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 East 14th Street in Davis, welcomes the Yolo County Master Gardeners on Sunday, October 19, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Blanchard Room.  Specialists will be on-hand highlighting lawn removal, growing garlic and onions, and dividing perennials.

“Master Gardeners are our go-to experts for our home gardens and fall is a great time for gardening,” said Yolo County Librarian Patty Wong.  “Come and ask a question!”

No reservations are required.  The Blanchard Room of the Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library is accessible for persons with disabilities.  Presented by the Yolo County Library, all programs free.