Hands-On Workshops

Parent/Child Workshop: Edible Gardening with Suzanne Bontempo

11/14/2017
6:00 – 8:00 pm @ MPWD at 3 Dairy Lane, Belmont

Co-sponsored by BAWSCA: Gardening is a fun and healthy activity for all. There are many benefits to sowing, then reaping the rewards of one’s own bounty. Growing together teaches practical knowledge, responsibility, discipline skills, and more. Children will learn the benefits of edible plants as well as maintaining them with proper gardening and watering techniques. This workshop aims to strengthen family bonds and is a perfect way to cultivate children’s interests in gardening.

THIS WORKSHOP HAD ENDED. Thank you to all our attendees. We look forward to your feedback.

Please read the wrap-up article on the Fall Workshop here.

Parent/Child Workshop: Basic Horticulture 101 with Frank Niccoli

05/11/2017
6:00 - 8:00 pm @ MPWD at 3 Dairy Lane, Belmont

Co-sponsored by BAWSCA: Discuss methods for managing insects in your garden and learn about the benefits and impacts insects have on humanity, what gifts they have given us, and what our lives would be without them. Attending children will be given magnifying glasses in order to inspect up-close some of the the bugs found in the Bay Area. This workshop  is perfect for anyone with an interest in insects and gardening.

This Workshop has ended. Thank you to all our attendees. We look forward to your feedback.

Drip Irrigation & Mini Hands-On Demo with Julie Montanari

10/22/2016
9:00 a.m. – Noon @ MPWD at 3 Dairy Lane, Belmont

Interested in learning more about the benefits of a water-efficient drip system? This engaging class – co-sponsored by MPWD and BAWSCA – is designed for home owners who are interested in knowing more about the installation and maintenance of a water-efficient home irrigation system. Registration is necessary to reserve your spot and ensure enough supplies are available. Attendees receive a related, give-away item at this workshop.

This Workshop has ended. Thank you to all our attendees. We look forward to your feedback.

Soils and Invasive Species with Suzanne Bontempo

05/07/2016
9:00 a.m. – Noon @ MPWD at 3 Dairy Lane, Belmont

MPWD and BAWSCA will be hosting a FREE class on Soils and Invasive Species at the Mid-Peninsula Water District at 3 Dairy Lane, Belmont. Attendees will learn:

  • How to build healthy soil to grow healthy plants.
  • How to combat pesky bugs and hard-to-manage weeds.
  • What invasive plants to avoid introducing to your gardens.

This Workshop has ended. Thank you to all our attendees. We look forward to your feedback.