Events on our event calendar fall into one of four general categories: gardening/farming, food preservation, sustainable living, or seed saving, and consist of things like classes, talks, plant sales, seed exchanges, fairs and festivals, movies, and special events.
Basics of Growing Orchids (Morgan Hill) 7:00 pm
Basics of Growing Orchids (Morgan Hill) @ Morgan Hill Library
Jan 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Orchids make beautiful houseplants or patio plants, and flower for a long period of time! Learn about the basic requirements to grow them – soil, water, fertilizer, light, and possible pests. Different varieties will be ...
Winter Fruit Tree Care and Selection (Gilroy) 7:00 pm
Winter Care of Roses (Cupertino) 7:00 pm
Winter Care of Roses (Cupertino) @ Cupertino Library
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
A glorious flush of spring bloom and healthy growth all begin months beforehand with winter care of roses. Learn how to prune, fertilize, mulch, and reduce disease for a beautiful garden display of roses. Presenter: ...
La Mesa Verde Leadership Network Meeting 6:00 pm
La Mesa Verde Leadership Network Meeting @ Sacred Heart Community Services
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Seeking Gardening Mentors La Mesa Verde is a leadership network of urban gardeners building local access to healthy food in San Jose. Mentors from La Mesa Verde help give home gardeners the boost they need ...
Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop (Gilroy) 10:00 am
Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop (Gilroy) @ St. Louise Hospital Teaching & Demonstration Garden
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Master Gardener talk in Gilroy. Learn the basics of pruning fruit trees. Pruning techniques will be demonstrated by Master Gardeners. If you’d like to try pruning yourself, bring some pruning shears and gloves, so we ...
Santa Clara Scion Exchange 10:00 am
Santa Clara Scion Exchange @ Emma Prusch Park, Multicultural Center
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Scion Exchange hosted by the Santa Clara Valley Chapter of the California Rare Fruit Growers. The annual Santa Clara Scion Exchange is held every 2nd Saturday in January. Attendees are invited to bring scions, cuttings, ...
Growing Shade-loving Plants in the Garden (Sunnyvale) 2:00 pm
Growing Shade-loving Plants in the Garden (Sunnyvale) @ Sunnyvale Library
Jan 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Master Gardener talk in Sunnyvale. Master Gardener Barbara Fraser will give tips on growing ferns and other shade-loving plants in the garden. Before moving to California in the late 1990’s, Barbara lived on a very ...
Winter Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop (Campbell) 7:00 pm
Winter Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop (Campbell) @ Campbell Library
Jan 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Master Gardener talk in Campbell. Winter is the best time to prune fruit trees because they are dormant and you can see the tree structure. Proper pruning, timing, and technique allow your trees to produce ...
Fruit Tree Selection and Care (San Jose) 11:00 am
Fruit Tree Selection and Care (San Jose) @ Berryessa Branch Library
Jan 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Master Gardener talk in San Jose. This is the perfect time to plant fruit trees from “bare root” stock. Plants grown from bare-root often are more vigorous and healthy and it is less expensive to ...
Winter Rose Care 7:00 pm