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May 8, 2018 > LEAF News

LEAF News

Submitted By LEAF

It?s finally time to plant all your favorite summer veggies and we have the perfect place for you to buy them, our LEAF Nursery. We have summer veggies, herbs, and veggies for Indian cuisine for $3/plant and bee friendly flowers for $2/plant. Seedlings are for sale at the C.R. Stone Garden Thursday and Saturday mornings 9 a.m. to noon, through May. In May, we will be open on Thursdays and Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon.
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Join the Stone Gardeners! Volunteering opportunities to help us weed, plant summer veggies, and weed some more on Saturday, May 12th from 9 a.m. to noon. This is the fun time of the year to plant, then watch the little seedlings take off.
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Get hands on experience in learning how to take care of honey bees. Classes are taught by LEAF?s Beekeeper, Syndee Kuhlmann and held at LEAF C.R. Stone Garden, Fremont. Cost is $25 per class. Limited class size. Please register on FremontLeaf.org / Events & Workshops. Required attire: long pants, long sleeve shirt, socks and closed toed shoes. Veil and gloves will be provided. Light colored clothing is recommended.

? Saturday, May 12 from 10 a.m. to noon, Basics of Beekeeping, maximum class size: 10. Learn about the different hive types, tools, protective clothing, rules and regulations, and where to get your bees.

? Saturday, May 26 from 10 a.m. to noon, Hive Inspection, maximum class size: 5. Step-by-step instruction on what to look for and what to do when you open your hive. We will open a hive to see the inner workings and assess the health of the hive.
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Building and Filling a Planter Bed
Learn about the importance of good soil to grow healthy veggies and how to build a simple raised bed. Attendees can participate in soil preparation and building the planter. Please register (https://fremontleaf.org/) to let us know you will be coming.
Saturday, May 5
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
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Drip Irrigation and Ollas
Learn about the importance and ease of installing drip irrigation in your raised planters. Plus learn all about ollas (oy-yahs), unglazed clay or terra cotta pots buried in the ground that are filled with water for sub-surface irrigation. Perfect for our long dry hot Mediterranean summers.
Saturday, May 19
10 a.m. to noon

LEAF C.R. Stone Garden
55 Mowry Ave., Fremont
(At Mission behind the Mission Valley Vet Clinic)
www.fremontleaf.org

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