5-11-07, update from the Sonoma Garden Park

The Sonoma Garden Park, a gift from Pauline Bond, is located at 19990 Seventh St. East in Sonoma, just north of Denmark St. The Garden Park is open on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10am – 5pm. Take a stroll, bring a picnic or join in the volunteer activities!

Here’s what’s happening….

HARVEST MARKET IS OPEN! With Plant Sale!
SATURDAYS from 10am – 1pm in the Straw Bale Barn.
Featuring FAVA BEANS, CARROTS, LETTUCE, HERBS, FLOWER BOUQUETS AND LOTS OF PLANTS!

Need veggie starts for your own garden? Time to put in a few special landscape plants? Stop by this Saturday.
“Free Basil 6 pack if you… Bring your Mother or Grandmother.”
We have, basil, tomoatoes, onions, thyme, oregano, raspberries, chives, native plants, foxglove, coreopsis, and much, much more!

GARDENERS NEEDED. Do you love to garden? Would you like to help grow food organically for yourself and the community? Join us on Volunteer Days at the Sonoma Garden Park:

Wednesday 10am – 1pm
Friday 5pm- 7pm
Saturday 9am – 2pm

Call Tiona at 337-2235 for more information!

IT’S APPLE THINNING TIME! Learn about thinning apples. Volunteer at the Garden Park.

VOM Teens recently planted their “Pizza Garden” in the center of the Crop Circle. Mmmm… Looking forward to a summer pizza fiesta!

Special thanks going out to the Sonoma Valley Rotary Club for their hard work weeding and mulching! Also, thank you Barbara Heiman, Paul Wirtz and Paul Martinez for the many veggie starts!

Much thanks to Angela Casazza for teaching a wonderful Mosaic Stepping Stone class!

Interested in Beekeeping?
SUSTAINABLE BEEKEEPING WORKSHOP!
Sunday, June 3rd, 2007
9am-4pm, $60
Local organic lunch by Sol Food Farm included.
291 Hutchins Ave, Sebastopol (parking at Subud Hall)

Alarming declines in honeybee populations threaten our food security, native flora and fauna, honey supply, and beautiful flowers. Please join us to learn about protecting healthy honeybee populations.

Expert instructor and passionate beekeeper Serge Labesque will cover topics including the bee colony, overview of gear and equipment, starting and developing strong bee colonies, management of the hive and brood chamber, pests and diseases, swarm prevention and control, hive division and creation of nucs, supering and management of honey supers, harvesting, and outlook on winter preparation.

Call now to reserve your spot! Space is limited. 707-571-8868
http://www.conservationaction.org

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