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IrrigationAre your plants wilting due to the lack of rain we’ve had this winter? Would you like to increase your water-use efficiency? Learn about how to address your irrigation needs at our Urban Farming Irrigation Workshop on Saturday March 7 at the Alameda Point Collaborative urban farm.

This irrigation workshop teaches is a primer on how to install and manage water effectively on an urban farm. You will learn to determine how much water plants need, how to match soil type to irrigation type, as well as tips and recommendations for drip irrigation.

Instructor Lori Palmquist is an irrigation specialist with a background in irrigation education, consultation, and design. She has run a Bay Area landscape maintenance business and worked as a Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor, Certified Irrigation Contractor, and Certified Landscape Water Manager.

Lori has conducted over 325 workshops, classes, seminars and teacher trainings for QWEL (Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper), Bay-Friendly, Green Gardener, UCCE Master Gardener Program.

For more about Lori, visit https://puddle-stompers.com/about.php.

Details Date and time:
March 7, 2020
10am-4pm

Cost: $10/Person, paid on arrival, includes a vegetarian lunch

Location:
Alameda Point Collaborative urban farm
2600 Barbers Point Rd.
Alameda, CA 94501

Parking is available along Barbers Point Road in front of the farm. The small lot next to the farm is for housing residents, not for events.

Register today at https://forms.gle/885jst1HcHTGXbnHA.
Contact Julio Contreras at [email protected] for any questions.

This workshop is brought on to you by University of California Cooperative Extension, the Alameda County Resource Conservation District and the National Association of Resource Conservation Districts.