Thursday: DIY Native Garden

(Via John Cordes on NextDoor)

“Install-It-Yourself” Native Garden

This is the second, yet stand-alone, class following the “Design-It-Yourself” talk in January. The speaker will cover the nuts and bolts of lawn removal, sheet mulching, soil percolation testing, transitioning to drip irrigation, plant acquisition, and planting techniques. This lecture provides a lot of material in a short time and is designed for a layperson who wants some tips on how to install a small native garden.

Thursday, March 16
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Library Community Room
Mountain View Public Library
585 Franklin St Mountain View, CA

Deva Luna is a sustainable and Bay Friendly-certified landscape designer who has been teaching and speaking about horticulture for over 20 years. She has a degree in “Plants and Art” from U.C. Davis and works for EarthCare Landscaping in Cupertino.

Gardening with Natives (GWN) is a special interest group within the Santa Clara Valley chapter of the California Native Plant Society that includes beginning and seasoned native plant gardeners, along with landscape architects and designers. It offers over 30 talks throughout the year at public libraries which are free and open to all. Visit to see videos of past programs, find out about more events, and learn how you can join the chapter.


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