Which Will You Choose? Two Master Gardener Events Offered at Hansen Farm on Saturday, May 20, 2017


#1        Water Conservation and Irrigation Basics for Home Gardeners

Come learn about saving water in the home landscape by making changes to your irrigation system. Attendees will participate in a hands-on irrigation activity, creating a single watering system from your backyard water bib. There will also be a demonstration on using a variety of irrigation parts and components.

What: Water Conservation and Irrigation Basics for Home Gardeners

When: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Time: 9 am until noon (check-in 8:30 to 9:00 a.m.) 

Where: Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center (HAREC), 14292 West Telegraph Road, Santa Paula (enter from Briggs Road)

Cost: $20

Requirement: Closed-toe shoes
Wear comfortable clothing and bring drinking water.

Use this link to register: Water Basics

 

#2        Introduction to Botanical Illustration with Pencil

What: Introduction to Botanical Illustration with Pencil

Master Gardener Ellie will demonstrate the art of pencil shading. Participants will have an opportunity to practice with Ellie’s help and guidance.

When: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Time: 9:45 am to noon

Where: Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center (HAREC)

$10 Material Fee: Supplies will include HB and 2B graphite scale pencils, sharpener, drawing paper, simple leaf and flower to draw, eraser and hand-held magnifier.

What to Bring: Each student will need to supply his or her own desk lamp to illuminate the sketch area. As always, bring your refillable water and wear comfortable clothing.

Use this link to register: Pencils and Posies

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