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UGoGreen takes a look at sustainable practices in the home or workplace, so that attendees can learn and adopt new practices which may convert them into stewards of the environment.

New Hands-On Workshop 1 - 1.5 Hours

HOW TO WINTERIZE YOUR HOME INSIDE AND OUTSIDE 

This hands-on class will show participants how to winterize a home both inside and out. The class will take participants through the various steps to make sure a home is ready for the freezing winter months. The class will also cover what steps participants should take to conserve energy by winterizing the home. It will allow them to see how to properly insulate water pipes so that they don’t freeze and burst during the cold winter days. 

WINTERIZATION

PRUNING TREES AND SHRUBS

New Hands-On Workshop 1 - 1.5 Hours

HOW AND WHEN TO PRUNE OUR TREES & SHRUBS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

This class will show participants how and when to prune California native plants along with Mediterranean flora. It will go through the basics of pruning evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs for an attractive and healthy plant, which involves pinching, thinning and heading.  Mediterranean plants, which is the largest plant category in Southern California, has a very different growing season than California native plants and, require a different time for pruning. We will discuss those differences.

New Hands-On Workshop 1 - 1.5 Hours

HOW TO PLANT TREES & CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANTS PLUS STAKING YOUNG TREES 

Attendees will learn how to properly plant a tree in their landscape. This hands-on class will take them from marking the landscape where they plan on planting a tree and adding soil amendment to the hole, to finally staking a juvenile tree.    The class will also show participants how to plant California native plants suitable for the area they live in. California native plants have less planting needs but must be maintained differently than their Mediterranean plant cousins.   This is a hands-on class so attendees must be prepared to get their hands dirty

PLANTING TREES

PRUNING NATIVE PLANTS

New Hands-On Workshop 1 - 1.5 Hours

WHEN TO PRUNE CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANTS

The attendees will learn when is the best time to prune their California native garden. California native plants like to be pruned during different times of the year. Just because a garden is native to California doesn’t mean that it wouldn’t benefit from some light pruning in order to influence growth and health. 

New Hands-On Workshop 1 - 1.5 Hours

IRRIGATION SYSTEM BASICS & HOW TO CONVERT YOUR EXISTING SYSTEM TO DRIP

This hands-on class will allow participants to put together a basic irrigation system in a classroom setting. Participants will be allowed the opportunity to glue PVC pipes together. They will also learn about basic irrigation design principals to help with troubleshooting poorly irrigated areas.    This class will also go over the steps it takes to design an in-line or point-source irrigation system as well as the steps to convert an existing pop-up spray irrigation system into a water-saving drip irrigation system.

CONVERTING TO DRIP

PREPARING GARDEN SOIL

New Hands-On Workshop 1 - 1.5 Hours

PREPARING GARDEN SOIL 

This hands-on class will give participants the knowledge of how to amend soil in order to grow the type of plants in their landscape. The instructor will explain which type of soil prospers from an edible garden to a California native garden and everything in between. Garden soil is where new plants will live for the rest of their lives and making a small investment to make a soil will pay-off with large healthy plants. This class is perfect to combine with the “How to Plant Trees & California Native Plants Plus Staking Young Trees” class.

Green Media Creations, Inc. (GMC) was specifically designed to aid public agencies and private companies involved in the environmental field and/or associated with green practices. Our team has many years of experience in working with diverse demographics and in different languages.

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