Home & Garden Digest – Santa Cruz Sentinel


Open Farms Tour returns

On the weekend of Oct. 9-10, eight family owned farms will provide Farm Tours with diverse activities. Highlights incorporate fig tasting, young ones succulent crafts, wreath building, tomato u-decide on and apple juice urgent.  All people attending Open Farm Tours is essential to pre-register through eventbrite by way of openfarmstours.com.  Participating farms include things like Fruitilicious Farms, Luz Del Valle Farm, Live Earth Farm, Paicines Ranch, Storrs Vineyard, Terra Sole Nursery, Thomas Farm, and Whiskey Hill Ranch.


Wetlands Observe to host tumble native plant sale

Watsonville Wetlands View will host its 9th Annual Fall Indigenous Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Fitz Wetland Academic Useful resource Center at Pajaro Valley Superior University positioned at 500 Harkins Slough Road, Watsonville. The sale will function a lot more than 50 indigenous and drought tolerant plant species that entice birds, bees, and butterflies. Crops may possibly be pre-requested for curbside pickup or selected in individual. There will be tours of the demonstration backyard garden and a composting workshop. For additional details and to pre-buy vegetation, check out www.watsonvillewetlandswatch.org.


California Indigenous Plant Society retains drop sale

The California Indigenous Plant Modern society, Santa Cruz County Chapter, announces its yearly in-man or woman Slide Indigenous Plant Sale on Oct. 16. For customers, early entry is at 10 a.m. and general public at 11 a.m. Unique guest speaker is at 11:30 a.m. The sale ends at 3 p.m. Spot is the UCSC Arboretum and Botanic Back garden. Memberships available at the sale. Out of doors function subsequent social distancing tips masks suggested. Showcased are more than 100 species of indigenous crops, many of which are new choices for our chapter like several Ceanothus, Fremontodendron, and Arctostaphylos cultivars. Also six species of Eriogonum—pollinator superstars—as effectively as plenty of plants in our most well-known genera: Salvia, Diplacus, Epilobium, Achillea, Grindelia, and Frangula.


Santa Cruz Permaculture adds second course

The Drop 2021-Winter season 2022 Permaculture Style Course  has added a second concurrent session. Go to santacruzpermaculture.com to indication up. Subject areas for the six-thirty day period training course involve Regenerative Layout, Regenerating Watersheds, Own & Financial Permaculture, Built-in Animal Husbandry & Forest Administration and significantly much more.

The Backyard Digest is compiled by Susan Salinger. To submit objects for the calendar including gatherings, meetings, assets, or just about anything yard associated, e-mail [email protected].