February 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
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Nicole Newell

We are thrilled to install our first demonstration food forest garden in Spanish and English through our Sustainable Backyard Program! Join us in laying down the foundation of a new permaculture garden in Vallejo. Nicole Wires from Planting Justice will lead the bilingual installation.

Learn how you too, can transform your front lawn to be water-efficient!

Come to sheet-mulch, plant trees, and pollinator plants that attract bees, butterflies and beneficial insects.

Day 1: Monday, Feb 15-Earthworks

Learn how to create swales, which are trenches that capture rainwater in the ground, divert roofwater to those swales, trench for laundry-to-landscape greywater, form keyhole garden beds and lay mulch to protect and build healthy soil . Volunteer tasks: digging a swale, moving & spreading woodchips

Day 2: Saturday, Feb 27-Planting, Greywater & Irrigation

Learn what plants help your garden thrive by working together as an ecosystem. Volunteer tasks: planting trees, plants, installing laundry-to-landscape greywater and drip irrigation.

Feb. 15: Registrese en EspañolRegister in English

Feb. 27: Registrese in EspañolRegister in English