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September 20, 2014 @ 9am-11pm (Saturday)

Water-Wise Landscaping

Keith Larson, City of Paso Robles Water Conservation Manager, will give a talk about managing water use in our gardens. Learn about turf conversion rebates and other resources from the City of Paso Robles. Fall is a great season to plan and install new watering systems, plant drought tolerant trees, shrubs, perennials, and native plants. Take those important steps now to conserve water in your garden.

Previous Events:

March 29, 2014 @ 9:30am-12pm (Saturday)

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Table Grapes Pruning Party

Join us at the garden to finish up our Winter/Spring pruning. We will be learning with hands-on practice how to prune table grapes. Rain cancels event. Event Flyer.

Event Update

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On January 25, 2014, TPRFG welcomed local gardeners who came to the garden and joined us for hands-on pruning. We all worked and learned together getting our Apple, Almond and Nectarine trees in shape for Spring. We also had the good fortune having Greg Ellis of ONE COOL EARTH join us to identify the varieties, growth habits and how to cut back our Hedge Row of California native plants. We're looking forward to him joining us again in the Spring to explore the use of more natives in our garden. Water conservation is our driving force these days.

We will be having another pruning session with the public when we cut back the grapes. One of our guests has experience and will be showing us what he knows. This has been a lot of fun for all.

See the Links page for some pruning resources.

January 25, 2014 @ 10am-12pm (Saturday)

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Pruning Party

Get some hands-on practice with TPRFG and One Cool Earth at The Lawns to Food Demonstration Garden. We’ll be working on trees, shrubs, vines and natives. Please bring Pruning clippers, hats, gloves, and water. Event Flyer

January 22, 2014 @ 7:30pm (Wednesday)

Water-wise landscape

The Water-Wise Landscape & Making the Switch

Keith Larson, City of Paso Robles Water Conservation Manager, will give a free talk on the benefits of and how, to make the switch to a water-wise garden. Don’t miss this important event! Workshop Flyer

The event will located at Paso Robles City Hall, in the Community Room at 1000 Spring St, Paso Robles.

Winter/Spring Gardens

Transition Paso Robles Food Group Check List for the Garden

  • Clean-up & winterize garden for Winter & Spring
  • Prepare soil with compost, mulch, and check irrigation
  • Plant native shrubs & perennials
  • Prune & Plant in January - February bare root fruit, nut trees and shrubs
  • Plan and plant winter & early spring veggies

Check List Flyer

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