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A Project of the Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego

Design by Tanya Raz

MULTI-DAY COURSES

Beekeeping

2-Day Workshop

Get some hands-on experience with our resident bees and beekeeper. We'll discuss honeybee society, types of hives, hive parts, hive tools used, and beehive etiquette (do's and don'ts). The 2nd class includes a beehive visit!

 

We off this course twice a year. 

Upcoming Dates:

September 22nd, 2019

May 16th, 2020

August 8th, 2020

Holistic Orchard Care

2-Day Course

This course provides an introduction to fruit tree selection, planting and care for backyard fruit trees or a small-scale orchard. The course includes hands-on pruning and training methods and details on pest management, propagation, and bare-root planting (winter only).

Upcoming Dates:

August 10th, 2019

February 1st, 2020

Farming 102:
Plant Families

Multi-Day Seasonal Course

Divided into cool and warm season plant families, this course will deepen your understanding and needs of individual plant families for an abundant harvest.

Learn types of soil certain families prefer, pest management, propagation techniques, history, cooking demo, and more!

 

Upcoming Dates:

Aug 24th - Squash Family

Sep 07th - Tomato & Bean

Sep 14th - Grass & Mint

Wild Weeds

4-Class Series

This is an introduction to the wild plants that are found in San Diego County. The focus will be centered around ethnobotany of plants, identification, harvesting, consumption of, and learning key characteristics and traits. It is not mandatory to take all 4 classes, but it is highly recommended to take at least the first class.

Upcoming Dates:

July 28th, 2019