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Zoom Webinar – Vegetable Gardening 101

Wednesday, March 15 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT

The Friends of San Pedro Valley Park welcome Loretta O’Brien, Co-founder and Director of Pacifica Gardens, who will present a lecture via Zoom on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at 7 pm entitled “Vegetable Gardening 101.”  She will discuss how to start a vegetable garden and how best to maintain it.  She will talk about how to build a proper raised bed and how to take measures to keep out gophers.  She will discuss soils, the right time to plant, and which vegetables grow best on the coast.  Loretta will also add some helpful pointers about the benefits of home composting for the backyard edible garden.  This should prove to be a highly informative lecture.  Do join us.

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About the Speaker:  Loretta O’Brien is Co-founder and Director of Pacifica Gardens. Loretta has been thegarden manager and a part of Pacifica Gardens’ leadership since its groundbreaking in 2008. Loretta is an avid gardener who has been growing fruits and vegetables on the coast for nearly 20 years. She has training in urban permaculture design and biointensive mini farming.
After retirement from chiropractic practice, she started a small plant nursery.  Fog Thyme is focused on offering veggie and herb starts that thrive on the San Mateo Coast.  Loretta has a passion for successful backyard edible gardens and offers consulting services for her fellow Coastsiders. 


Wednesday, March 15
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT