Master Gardeners of San Mateo & San Francisco Counties
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Master Gardeners of San Mateo & San Francisco Counties


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The UCCE Master Gardeners of San Mateo & San Francisco Counties are UC-trained volunteers dedicated to teaching and helping home gardeners.

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Heart of the City

Urban Garden Walk

Saturday, September 13th, 2014
10am – 4pm

Mechanics Garden Arbutus

Join the UC Master Gardeners of San Mateo and SF for a guided educational walking tour and plant sale in the heart of San Francisco. The UC Master Gardeners and the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) are working in partnership to offer the garden walk, which will focus on urban garden techniques for small spaces.

Full details for the Urban Garden Walk →

Garden highlights include:

  • an entirely self-contained hydroponics garden at Project Open Hand
  • community gardens
  • a green haven with a 60-foot Redwood tree at the Tenderloin National Forest
  • urban water conservation demonstrations;
  • hidden gems full of innovative gardening concepts at Organic Mechanics;
  • two of TNDC's gardens which distribute free, fresh produce to Tenderloin residents.

The 1.4-mile walk will be approximately one hour in length and begin and end at UC Hastings Snodgrass Plaza (198 McAllister Street), where there will be educational stations showcasing a variety of urban gardening topics as well as a sale of locally grown plants and seeds for fall and winter gardens.

Online tickets
$20 (kids under 12 get in free)
Proceeds benefit UC Master Gardeners & TNDC


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