With spring in full swing, there are so many great community-wide events to get your green thumb on. Here are a few to check out this coming week.
- Come learn how to turn your food scraps and yard waste into “gardener’s gold” at the Library’s GardenSmart class “Compost Happens Compost 101.” This hands-on workshop on Saturday, April 11 will teach you to make, harvest and use this valuable soil amendment in your garden. The program will be held from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm in the Library’s Peter Dreyfus Garden. Click here for more details and to register.
- The Marin Chapter of the California Native Plant Society celebrates California Native Plant Week April 11-19 by sponsoring a variety of events. A week of FREE gardening activities are planned including plant sales, workshops, hikes, tours, volunteer opportunities and more! Click here for more details on the day-by-day event offerings.
- The Annual Marin Master Gardener Tomato Market and Information Exchange is on Saturday, April 18 between 9am-12 noon at the Bon Air Shopping Center in Greenbrae and Pini Hardware in Nave Center in Novato. The Market will feature prized heirloom and hybrid tomato plants selected for their exceptional taste, superior growth habits, disease resistance and their performance in Marin’s microclimates. The plants are all organically grown from seed by Marin Master Gardeners at the gorgeous Falkirk Greenhouse in San Rafael. This is the sole fundraising event produced by Marin Master Gardeners each year, so be sure to come out and support their programs, and bring home some versatile and succulent tomatoes to enjoy. For more information about the Marin Master Gardener Tomato Market and Information Exchange, click here.