Marin Master Gardeners

Master Gardeners

MARIN MASTER GARDENERS AT THE LANDMARKS ART & GARDEN CENTER, 
841 TIBURON BLVD., TIBURON, CALIFORNIA

SPRING 2020 LECTURES

Garden talk series from UC Marin Master Gardeners

The UC Marin Master Gardeners will host three talks at the Landmarks Art & Garden Center on Wednesday mornings 10 to 11 a.m. on March 4 and April 1. No reservations are required and admission is free.  For more information, contact Faith Brown at 415-435-5320.

Dazzling Dahlias
Wednesday, March 4

Join us for an in-depth look at the diversity of dahlias. Learn about germination, planting, maturation, blooming, and propagation of dahlias to enjoy their varied and spectacular summer flowers in your garden.
Speaker Paula Jaffe became a Marin Master Gardener in 2006 and has been a member of the San Francisco Dahlia Society for 18 years. She grows more than 100 dahlias in her Tiburon garden and has learned through trial and error how to produce exhibition-winning blossoms, despite clay soil, wind, drought, and hot summer sun.

Secrets and Solutions to Rejuvenate Your Pollinator Garden
Wednesday, April 1

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Do you want to learn about the cultural care requirements of plants in your pollinator garden? Topics covered in this talk include plants pollinators prefer, what’s enough clean-up, watering and fertilizing, saving annual seeds, and pruning and dividing perennials. Speakers Anne-Marie Walker and Alice Cason will share seeds for pollinator plants and for native milkweeds, the host plant for Monarch butterflies.

Anne-Marie Walker has been a Master Gardener since 2005 and founded a UC award-winning program that teaches third- and fourth-grade students about edible gardening. She is certified by the University of California as a trainer for edible and sustainable landscapes. She lives in Belvedere in the home where her husband grew up and serves on Belvedere’s Parks and Open Space Committee. Alice Cason has been a Master Gardener since 2003 and has coordinated training for new Master Gardeners, as well as advanced training classes. She has served as garden advisor to San Pedro School in San Rafael This year, she raised and released more than 100 Monarch butterflies, sharing them for educational purposes.