(Webinar) CA Natives in Dry Gardens
Wednesday, September 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am$15 – $20
Please note that this will be a live, webinar workshop (offered via Zoom) and not a lecture at the Garden. After registration (see below), you will receive further instructions from the Program Director prior to the workshop date. Registration will close on 22 September 2021 at 8am.
Learn the horticultural methods to incorporate accessible California native plants in your water-wise garden. Join Mariano Resendiz for a lecture about how you can create a habitat for beneficial wildlife including native pollinators and soil microorganisms that requires less pesticides, fertilizer, and water. Be a part of the change to restore our special native ecosystem while creating beautiful landscapes!
Mariano is a bay area native and research scientist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture studying methods for the floral downregulation of Parthenium argentatum for the upregulation of natural rubber concentration via Agrobacterium tumafaciens -mediated transformation. He is also a horticulture instructor at Diablo Valley College teaching on topics about plant propagation, plant taxonomy, and introduction to horticulture and plant science. He’s interested in the diversity of plants and their uses especially when related to their ethnobotanical significance and how they can be useful to society at large today.
How it works: Register one person with one email at a time. If you would like to register multiple people, please register them each separately with separate emails. Registered attendees will receive a Zoom link by email from the Program Director one day prior to the lecture. Simply click the link at the webinar start time to join! The webinar will be recorded and all registrants will receive the recording via email within one business day. Once the recording is sent, you will have seven days to watch. After that time, the recording will expire. Access to the webinar recordings after the expiration date will be a charge of $15 (members)/$20 (non-members).