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Green Gardener Training: Module 1 – Sacramento

Sacramento Tree Foundation
191 Lathrop Way
Sacramento, CA 95815

February 8, 2018, 6:00pm - 8:30pm

February 15, 2018, 6:00pm - 8:30pm

February 22, 2018, 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Green Gardener Training for Landscape Professionals

Module #1 Building & Maintaining Healthy Soil; Turf Care

Basic soil science; using mulch and compost; understanding fertilizers, and turf care.


Thursdays, February 8, 15 and 22, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Sacramento Tree Foundation, 191 Lathrop Way, Sacramento, CA

$55 – EcoLandscape Members

$65 – EcoLandscape Non-Members


Healthy living soil is the key to a beautiful drought & pest resistant landscape.
In this three-part course, you will learn:

• What soil is made of
• How soil affects irrigation, and vice versa
• Understanding and building life in the soil
• What the Soil Food Web is, and why it’s important
• How to evaluate and adjust soil characteristics
• The value of healthy soil
• Why, how much, and what kind of fertilizer to apply
• The drawbacks of quick release, high nitrogen and
phosphorus fertilizers
• How grasscycling can be an effective turf fertilizer
that saves money, time, and labor
• How improper fertilization can cause pest problems
• What mulch is, and what it isn’t
• How mulch benefits the soil, the landscape, and people
• The difference between mulch and compost and how
they’re used
• How worms are the best friend to sustainable
• How to choose the best compost and mulch
• How to apply mulch for maximum effectiveness
• Best methods and materials for sheet mulching
And more!


The Green Gardener Training Program is offered in THREE, 3-CLASS MODULES.
The modules may be taken as stand-alone courses;
however, participants must register and complete all three modules to become a Qualified Green Gardener and the opportunity to become an EcoLandscaper™ and be advertised on the Professional Referral List.


Register Now for Module 1!


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