Cultivating Blooms in the Golden State: A Comprehensive Two-Part Course on Growing Cut Flowers in Sacramento

Cultivating Blooms in the Golden State: A Comprehensive Two-Part Course on Growing Cut Flowers in Sacramento

  •  Sat., March 16, 2024
     10:00am - 12:30pm

Welcome to “Cultivating Blooms in the Golden State,” an enriching class tailored for budding horticulturists, gardening enthusiasts, and anyone eager to explore the art and science of growing stunning cut flowers in the unique climate of Sacramento, California. Part 2 of this course will take place on Saturday, March 30.

Course Overview: In this course, participants will embark on a journey through the intricacies of cultivating vibrant and long-lasting cut flowers. Whether you’re a novice gardener or a seasoned green thumb, this course is designed to provide valuable insights and hands-on experience to help you thrive in Sacramento’s diverse and dynamic growing conditions.

Class Format Engage in a dynamic blend of interactive lectures and hands-on demonstrations. Connect with fellow flower enthusiasts, share experiences, and leave the course equipped with the knowledge and skills to create your own breathtaking cut flower garden. Join us on this blooming adventure and transform your passion for plants into a thriving garden filled with a kaleidoscope of colors! Secure your spot now and let the flowers of Sacramento blossom under your care.

Part 1 Key Topics

Sacramento’s Microclimates

  • Understand the nuances of Sacramento’s microclimates and how they influence flower cultivation.
  • Learn to choose the right flowers for your specific location, ensuring optimal growth and bloom.

Seasonal Planning

  • Dive into the art of year-round flower cultivation, exploring the best practices for each season.
  • Discover techniques to extend the bloom period and maximize your floral harvest.

Soil Health and Fertilization

  • Master the essentials of soil preparation, composition, and fertility to create an ideal environment for your flowers.
  • Explore organic and sustainable fertilization practices for robust and healthy blooms.

Propagation and Planting Techniques

  • Gain hands-on experience in seed starting, cutting propagation, and transplanting.
  • Learn the secrets of successful planting, including proper spacing and companion planting for enhanced growth.

Instructor: Kellan Mackay, Owner, Khela Herbs
Price: $30
Location: American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Cancellation Policy: No refunds. Must give notice at least 2 business days prior to class to receive a credit.

Online registration is closed. You can register in person at the Information Tent by the parking lot. Please arrive early to pay.

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