Paso Robles Demo Garden

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Summer Workshops in the Garden

Household Water Conservation

June 4, 2015 @ 5:30pm-7pm (Thursday)

Students from Daniel E. Lewis Middle School will present ways to reduce household water-use and harvest rainwater from your rooftop! Participants may take home free low-flow shower heads and other water-saving gadgets.

Please RSVP to 805-235-5547 or with Contact Form


Water-Wise Gardening and Landscaping

June 25, 2015 @ 6:30pm-8pm (Thursday)

Join Master Gardener Mary Wootten for a hands on workshop and informative presentation about drought-tolerant landscaping, gray-water recycling, drip irrigation, mulch, and more!

Please RSVP to 805-235-5547 or with Contact Form


Herbal Healing

July 23, 2015 @ 7pm-8:30pm (Thursday)

Learn about growing medicinal plants and making home remedies! Participants will make herbal tinctures to take home.

Please RSVP to 805-235-5547 or with Contact Form


Compost

August 27, 2015 @ 6:30pm-8pm (Thursday)

Discover the wonders of compost: learn how to turn yard “waste” and food scraps into healthy soil. Hands-on workshop includes building a compost pile and simple worm-bin. Fun for the whole family!

Please RSVP to 805-235-5547 or with Contact Form


Our Community

The TPRFG team invites the community to share their experience, questions, and ideas. Together, we can help our gardens thrive using organic and sustainable materials to produce healthy fruits, vegetables, nuts and beauty. We invite guest speakers to share techniques on soil building, pruning, plant selection, composting, water conservation, non-chemical pest management and other relevant topics for garden improvement.

Go to the section on Resources for location and contact information for many excellent sources on better gardening. Several great local resources are SLO Master Gardeners, SLO Seed Savers Exchange, One Cool Earth and the California Rare Fruit Growers.

Support us by volunteering your time working in the garden, attending events and with your generous donations to insure this garden will prosper for years to come.

Garden Challenges for 2015: Water Wise Gardening

Things to Do:

  • Check irrigation and make repairs
  • Improve soil with compost
  • Use drought tolerant plants
  • Plant early using Spring rains to establish roots
  • Mulch 3” to 6” deep
  • Water deep and water less

Garden Location

We're located in Centennial Park.

600 Nickerson Dr
Paso Robles, CA 93446


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Ways to Get Involved

* Volunteer at a work party
* Attend one of our workshops
* Make a donation to help support the garden
* Donate products/materials to the garden
* Teach a workshop