Everything You Need to Know About Cover Crops
Lyngso Garden Materials, Inc.
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070
Contact: mgsmsf@ucanr.edu
Sponsor: Master Gardeners of San Mateo & San Francisco

Everything You Need to Know About Cover Crops

Description:  This beginning class will explain what are cover crops, why and how they benefit your garden, and when to plant them.  Some benefits are the reduction or elimination of fertilizers, improvement of soil structure, reduction of pesticide use, and the increase of soil nutrient retention and water infiltration.

Co-Presenter Master Gardener and Master Composter Lisa Putnam. Lisa Putnam has a BS in Agricultural Economics from UC Davis and also studied nutrition science at UC Davis.  She currently operates a small sustainable organic farm in Woodside.  Lisa’s passion is soil and compost.

Co-Presenter Master Gardener Kathleen Putnam.  Kathleen Putnam is a professional organic vegetable gardener serving the Mid-Peninsula and is an ISA Certified Arborist.  She has a degree in Environmental Horticulture from City College of San Francisco.  Kathleen’s passion is fruit trees.

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