Join Us For A Fun-Filled Day at South Coast REC

Sep 18, 2018

Join Us For A Fun-Filled Day at South Coast REC

Sep 18, 2018

Save the Date - Urban Landscape and Garden Education Expo on September 29, 2018
Join Us at the 10th Annual Urban Landscape and Garden Education Expo

Activities for the Whole Family!

 

Explore the sustainable gardening practices at work in the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Demonstration Landscapes - including rainwater harvesting, low-water plantings, more efficient irrigation, composting, mulching and environmentally friendly pest control alternatives.  Docent-led tours will be offered throughout this event.

 

Taste fresh, seasonal fruit grown at the University of California ANR South Coast Research & Extension Center. Learn food preservation methods from UC Cooperative Extension Master Food Preservers of Orange County

 

Kids – check out the youth garden for games and activities and be sure to stop by for a picture at the Urban Chicken booth or do a craft and meet some furry friends at the 4-H Youth Development Program booth.

 

View a demonstration on butterflies, garden tool care, self-watering containers, or food preservation.

 

Get answers to your landscape questions from University of California experts, UC Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners of Orange County, various industry exhibitors and local water agencies.  The ever popular “Doctors Are In” will be available throughout this event to answer any of your landscape, irrigation, and pest management questions. 

 

Grab a burger or hot dog, maybe a fresh-made doughnut or snow cone, in support of the 4-H Teen Council.

 

Succulents and other plants available for sale – cash or checks only.

 

This is a FREE event hosted by University of California ANR South Coast Research & Extension Center, Cooperative Extension – Orange County, with support from Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Irvine Ranch Water District, Mountain States Wholesale Nursery, Elevations, Filtrexx, and County of Orange Public Education Stormwater Program.

 

Saturday, September 29, 2018

9 am to 2 pm

7601 Irvine Blvd., Irvine, CA

Directions, updates and additional details at:  www.ucanr.edu/sites/urbanwatermgmt

 

 


By Tammy Majcherek
Author - Community Educator II