Spring 2016 Classes


Solar Water Pumping

March 12, 12:00pm-1:30pm
Learn how to obtain an abundant supply of fresh flowing water using free solar energy. This class is ideal for off-grid folks who want to learn more about solar water pumping, new systems available and reducing the costs of pumping water. Class is free. Call to RSVP 615-1534 or email Kristina@solarcowboyz.com. Taught by Solar Cowboyz. Held in the back yard of Sweetland Garden Mercantile.


Growing Green on the YUBA – hosted by SYRCL

March 19, All Day
This workshop will be an all-day event held at the Shady Creek Event Center. The day will be filled with various speakers that will focus on land use, water management and how to grow in a healthy way while protecting our watershed. Go to SYRCL.org for more info.


Soil Fertility

April 2 and April 16th, 10:00am-12:00pm
Learn from the Organic Master, Amigo Bob on how to manage your garden soil. With top production, quality and nutrient density in mind Amigo will discuss low cost ways to improve the fertility of your soil. Class cost $25 and an RSVP is required. Call 292-9000 to sign up. Held in the back yard of Sweetland Garden Mercantile. This class fills up fast! Choose a class on either day.

soil amendments class by dar markey

Soil Amending

May 14th 10:00am-12:00pm
Get straight-up talk about what roles fertilizers, amendments and microbes and have in creating a healthy soil. Class cost is $20 and a phone RSVP is necessary: 292-9000. Taught by Dar, and held in the back yard of Sweetland Garden Mercantile.

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Compost Tea Class

June 4th, 10:00am-12:00pm
Learn how to make a backyard compost tea brewer. Learn what constitutes a good brew and the ingredients can you put into your brew. Class cost is $20, RSVP is required: 292-9000. Taught by Darlene in the backyard of Sweetland Garden Mercantile.

June Specials

Take 20% off soil amendments, Happy Frog, Coolaroo shade cloth, and more during the month of June.