Free workshop to teach pest control, vegetable growing

Long Beach residents are invited to the workshop “Eating In: Backyard Vegetable Gardens and Orchard Culture” on Wednesday, May 26 from 6pm to 7:30pm at the Neighborhood Resource Center, 425 Atlantic Ave.
Kathleen Irvine, owner of  Blue Gecko Design, will discuss different methods for raising food in any space.  Topics will include: organic vegetable gardening, growing fruit in a small space, growing vegetables in raised beds and pots, and pest control.
Residents are invited to bring canned food to donate to Food Finders to assist Long Beach neighbors during the current economic crisis.
This free workshop will be presented in English with Spanish and Khmer translation available.  Free parking is available behind the building and on the surrounding streets.  To RSVP or get more information, call (562) 570-1010.

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