Santa Barbara County
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Past Workshops and Events

Master Gardeners Steve Lewis and Katy Renner

Steve & Katy

Lasagna Gardening workshop


Past Workshops and Events

Feb 23, 2014  "Sensational South African Plants for your Garden.  Master Gardener Joan Kreiss with Jo O'Connell of Australian Native Plant Nursery, and Laurence Nicklin, a noted horticulturalist from South Africa.

Jan 25, 2014  "Edible Landscaping" Presenters: Master Gardeners Diane Galvan, Karen McConaghy, and Katy Renner.

Jan 18, 2014  "The Seed - Pollination to Propagation" Master Gardeners Donna Grubisic and Helen Fowler.

May 25, 2013  “Backyard Beekeeping & the Amazing Honeybee” Presenters: Master Gardeners Barbara Hughes and Kathy Southard.

May 11, 2013  “Fabulous Herbs for Flavorful Food and Composting Simply Done” Presenters: Master Gardeners Steven Lewis and Katy Renner at the Louise Lowry Davis Center.

May 4, 2013  “Edible Landscapes” Presenters: Master Gardeners Diane Galvan, Laurel Lyle, and Karen McConaghy.

April 7, 2013   Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale & Mini Lecture Series  

January 19, 2013 “Backyard Beekeeping and the Amazing Honey Bee!” Presenter: Master Gardener Barbara Hughes.

November 4, 2012 “Awesome Aussies! Australian Natives for Your Garden”. Featured guest speaker, Jo O’Connell, owner of the Australian Native Plants Nursery and Master Gardeners Nancy Dorey and Joan Kreiss.

June 23, 2012 Vermiculture - Worms Eating My Trash. Presenter: Joel Marshall.

June 3, 2012 First Annual Plant Sale And Lecture Series! We will have plants for sale, seeds, books, and other Garden Items.  We will have an 'Advice to Grow By' Information booth & educational handouts. 

Lecture Series Schedule:

10:45 AM Bees - Master Gardener Barbara Hughes

11:30 AM Butterfly Gardens - Master Gardener Lynn Kirby

12:30 PM Growing Raspberries Locally - Master Gardener Ken Falstrom

  1:30 PM Growing Veggies - Master Gardener Cerena Childress

  2:30 PM Composting - Master Gardener Steve Lewis

Each lecture will be approximately 20 minutes followed by Q&A Session


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