Santa Monica, California — Santa Monica Public Library and the Santa Monica Office of Sustainability and the Environment present the Green Garden Academy school of sustainable gardening. This month’s class is Edible Landscaping, taking place from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, in the Multipurpose Room at the Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd.
This class will teach students how to incorporate edibles into their gardens, including the use of raised vegetable beds and planters. Students will also learn special planting tips for maximizing their yields.
Green Garden Academy classes are taught by Russell Ackerman, ecological landscape designer and water resource conservation expert, and are held one Saturday each month. Each class walks participants through a different topic to help make their garden a huge success and the envy of their neighbors.
Classes are free and registration is not required. More information about Green Garden Academy, including a complete schedule of monthly classes, can be obtained by visiting www.sustainablesm.org/landscape or calling (310) 458-8972.
Seating is first come, first served. The Santa Monica Public Library is wheelchair-accessible. For special disabled services, call Library Administration at (310) 458-8606 at least one week prior to event. The Main Library is served by Big Blue Bus routes 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9 and 10. Ride your bike. Bicycle parking racks are available at the library.
For more information about this and other Library programs, visit www.smpl.org or call the Santa Monica Public Library at (310) 458-8600.