Gardening workshops this summer

DOWNEY – Starting this month, the Central Basin Municipal Water District is hosting free “smart gardening” workshops throughout the local area. Workshops will show residents how to keep a healthy garden while conserving water. Topics will include water-wise gardening, and backyard and worm composting.

Classes are scheduled for May 17 at Holifield Park Community Center in Montebello (Spanish); June 7 at Adventure Park in Whittier; June 14 at Wilderness Park in Downey and East Los Angeles Civic Center Amphitheater; June 28 in Pico Park Auditorium (Pico Rivera); July 19 at La Mirada Regional Park; Aug. 2 at Bandini Park Community Center in Commerce; Aug. 9 at Wilderness Park in Downey; and Aug. 16 at Artesia Public Library.

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Published: May 8, 2014 - Volume 13 - Issue 04