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Event: completed
Date: 11/21/2015

EVENT

Learn to Grow Onions, Garlic and Shallots

STARTS

11/21/2015 10:00 am

ENDS

11/21/2015 12:00 pm

LOCATIONMAP

LYNGSO Garden Materials, Inc.
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070


Learn to Grow Onions, Garlic and Shallots

Have you wanted to grow your own onions and garlic?  Would you use more shallots if they weren’t so expensive? Do you wonder what “long day” and “short day” onions mean?  Learn all about when and how to plant these members of the allium family that are so good for your health, and tricks for harvesting and storing your crop. Nancy Grove is a founding member of the Master Gardeners of San Mateo and San Francisco counties.  She maintains a year-round vegetable garden which produces essentially all the produce for her family.


FAQs 

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the clinic?

No. You're not required to have a printed ticket.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the clinic?

Please, park in the customer parking lot. Please plan on arriving at least 10-15 minutes early allowing for parking and getting settled for a 10:00 AM start.

Am I still able to attend the clinic if I am running late?

We will hold your place until starting time. If you have not arrived by the published start time for the clinic we will begin seating our waiting list. We are sorry we cannot hold a spot for late-comers.

Can I bring a guest?

Please make sure everyone in your party registers. Many of our clinics fill up fast and we often have a waiting list, so please understand if we cannot accomodate seating for a spouse or friend at the last minute.

Can I bring my child(ren)?

The content of our classes are for adults. Due to attention span, we discourage children from attending our classes, unless the class is specifically for children. If your child is a serious garden enthusiast and would enjoy sitting through a 1 ½ to 2 hour lecture, please let us know and we will gladly consider them for the class.

How can I be added to the waitlist if the clinic is full?

Please contact Kan Parthiban at kparthiban@lyngsogarden.com or (650) 257 9836

How can I cancel my reservation?

Please contact Kan Parthiban at kparthiban@lyngsogarden.com or (650) 257 9836 


Clinic
Date: 02/04/2017

CLINIC

Greywater: Laundry to Landscape

STARTS

02/04/2017 10:00 am

ENDS

02/04/2017 12:00 pm

LOCATIONMAP

Lyngsø Garden Materials
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

Greywater: Laundry to Landscape

Join us for a discussion with Alan Hackler about low-tech residential greywater systems. Learn how you can reuse wastewater from your washing machine, sinks and baths, by redirecting the water into your garden. Alan Hackler is a licensed contractor, certified greywater installer, and owner/operator of Bay Maples: Wild California Gardens www.baymaples.com 

This class will cover California Greywater codes and regulations, how to design a system, what soaps and plants are appropriate for greywater, and how to apply for local rebate to install your own greywater system. 

DATE: Saturday, February 4th, 2017

TIME: 10 AM - 12 PM

LOCATION: 345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos, CA 94070

REGISTER ONLINE: http://lyngsogarden.com/index.cfm?event=Event.Details.Page&EventId=711960&CFID=65099684&CFTOKEN=30744880

Clinic
Date: 03/04/2017

CLINIC

Permeable Hardscapes

STARTS

03/04/2017 10:00 am

ENDS

03/04/2017 12:00 pm

LOCATIONMAP

Lyngsø Garden Materials
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

Permeable Hardscapes

Permeable surfaces play an important part of the drought and flooding solution and are a critical aspect to the health of our creeks and bay. Discover different permeable pavement options, their numerous advantages, and the pros and cons of each type including costs. Ryan Marlinghaus, past owner of EarthCare Landscaping, and creator of PerkGrout™ and PerkTop™ fine pervious concrete products, will share his practical, insightful experience in a presentation packed with visuals and practical info. Ryan will then facilitate a brief tour through Lyngso's extensive materials yard to showcase many of these permeable resources including demonstrating how you can easily make pervious concrete. Bring your or your clients' site specific questions to be answered.

Register Online: http://lyngsogarden.com/index.cfm?event=Event.Details.Page&EventId=711972


Event: completed
Date: 03/18/2017

EVENT

2017 SPRING HAS SPRUNG SALE!

STARTS

03/18/2017 7:00 am

ENDS

03/18/2017 5:00 pm

LOCATIONMAP

LYNGSØ Garden Materials Inc.
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

Clinic
Date: 04/01/2017

CLINIC

Foolproof Flagstones!

STARTS

04/01/2017 10:00 am

ENDS

04/01/2017 12:00 pm

LOCATIONMAP

LYNGSØ Garden Materials, Inc.
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

Foolproof Flagstones!

Saturday, April 1st, 2017

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Flagstones add dramatic beauty to any landscape garden project with a flagstone patio or pathway. Learn flagstone installation from Tony Morales, President of Redwood Landscape Inc., a landscape contractor, LEED Certified Landscape Designer, and a 24-year participant of the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show as a garden creator. He will guide you through each step, beginning with the initial design process to your first garden party, teaching you proper construction techniques, and sharing with you the tricks of the trade learned over his many years of experience.




PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION:

LYNGSØ Garden Materials, Inc.

345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos, CA 94063


Our workshops have become very popular. To ensure a more pleasant experience for everyone please read the following: 


On-time start: Please plan on arriving at least 10-15 minutes early allowing for parking and getting settled for a 1:00 PM start. We will hold your place until starting time. If you have not arrived by the published start time for the clinic we will begin seating our waiting list. We are sorry we cannot hold a spot for late-comers. 


Parking: Please park in our designated Customer Parking area located directly across from the Sales Building. Please look carefully for the One-Way Entrance and Exit signs.


Extra folks: Please make sure to register everyone in your party. Many of our clinics fill up fast and we often have a waiting list, so please understand if we cannot add a spouse or friend at the last minute. 


Children: The content of our classes is for adults. Due to attention span, we discourage children from attending our classes, unless the class is specifically for children. If your child is a serious garden enthusiast and would enjoy sitting through a 1 ½ to 2 hour lecture, please let us know and we will gladly consider them for the class. 


Cancellations: If you can’t make it, please, do let us know as soon as possible by cancelling thorugh Eventbrite or calling 650-364-1730 ext. 130. 

CLINIC

Growing Vegetables and Fruits on the SF Peninsula & Coastal Zones

STARTS

04/15/2017 10:00 am

ENDS

04/15/2017 12:00 pm

LOCATIONMAP

LYNGSØ Garden Materials Inc.
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

Growing Vegetables and Fruits on the SF Peninsula & Coastal Zones

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Ring in the summer, start sowing in winter and spring, for your fabulous tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, cucumbers, zucchini, winter squash (yep, grown in SUMMER), corn, and more! This class will cover what is possible to grow and harvest in summer in your coastal garden and your bay side garden, as well as how to care for your summer garden. We will explore sowing seeds, care for seedlings, when to plant them out, how to amend your soil before planting, how and when to harvest, all using sustainable and organic techniques. We will also review composting and how to keep your soil healthy and alive. Presented by Lisa and Kathleen Putnam of UC Master Gardeners of San Mateo and San Francisco Counties.

Co-Presenter Master Gardener Lisa Putnam:  Lisa has a BS in Agricultural Economics from UC Davis, and also studied nutrition science. She currently operates a small sustainable organic farm in Woodside and is a lifetime gardener, a UC Master Gardener (2009) and Master Composter (2010).  Lisa’s passions are composting and the soil food web. She teaches both summer and winter vegetable gardening at Lyngso, Common Ground and several local garden clubs.

Co-Presenter Master Gardener Kathleen Putnam:  Kathleen is a professional organic vegetable gardener serving the Mid-Peninsula, is an Int’l Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist, a UC Master Gardener (2008), and has a degree in Environmental Horticulture from City College of San Francisco.





PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION:

LYNGSØ Garden Materials, Inc.

345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos, CA 94063


Our workshops have become very popular. To ensure a more pleasant experience for everyone please read the following:


On-time start: Please plan on arriving at least 10-15 minutes early allowing for parking and getting settled for a 1:00 PM start. We will hold your place until starting time. If you have not arrived by the published start time for the clinic we will begin seating our waiting list. We are sorry we cannot hold a spot for late-comers.


Parking: Please park in our designated Customer Parking area located directly across from the Sales Building. Please look carefully for the One-Way Entrance and Exit signs.


Extra folks: Please make sure to register everyone in your party. Many of our clinics fill up fast and we often have a waiting list, so please understand if we cannot add a spouse or friend at the last minute.


Children: The content of our classes is for adults. Due to attention span, we discourage children from attending our classes, unless the class is specifically for children. If your child is a serious garden enthusiast and would enjoy sitting through a 1 ½ to 2 hour lecture, please let us know and we will gladly consider them for the class.


Cancellations: If you can’t make it, please, do let us know as soon as possible by cancelling thorugh Eventbrite or calling 650-364-1730 ext. 130.



CLINIC

Vertebrate Pest Control in the Garden (Black-tailed Deer, Pocket Gophers, Moles, Rats, Squirrels, Birds)

STARTS

04/15/2017 1:00 pm

ENDS

04/15/2017 3:00 pm

LOCATIONMAP

LYNGSØ Garden Materials Inc.
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

Vertebrate Pest Control in the Garden (Black-tailed Deer, Pocket Gophers, Moles, Rats, Squirrels, Birds)

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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If 4-legged critters are destroying your garden and gobbling up the fruits of your labor, then this is the class from you.  You will learn many useful non-poisonous abatement techniques to protect your garden from voles, moles, gophers, birds, squirrels, and deer.  Topics will include trapping, creating barriers, and deterrents.


Presenter Master Gardener Janice Moody:  Janice at one time maintained 6 acres in Pescadero, primarily by herself, which included gopher and deer abatement.  With the help of about a dozen Cinch traps, she boasts the trapping of over 400 gophers in a 3-month period.  She loves to share her tricks of the trade with her fellow gardeners who might view this as a daunting task.


Presenter Master Gardener Nancy Grove:  Nancy Grove gardens on the mid-Peninsula, with a focus on water-wise perennial plantings, small fruit orchard, and raised beds.  She raises essentially all of the produce needed for her family, canning and preserving to extend the harvest year-round.  A founding member of the San Mateo/San Francisco Master Gardener Program, Nancy enjoys giving talks about various aspects of gardening, learning a great deal from her audiences in return.





PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION:

LYNGSØ Garden Materials, Inc.

345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos, CA 94063


Our workshops have become very popular. To ensure a more pleasant experience for everyone please read the following:


On-time start: Please plan on arriving at least 10-15 minutes early allowing for parking and getting settled for a 1:00 PM start. We will hold your place until starting time. If you have not arrived by the published start time for the clinic we will begin seating our waiting list. We are sorry we cannot hold a spot for late-comers.


Parking: Please park in our designated Customer Parking area located directly across from the Sales Building. Please look carefully for the One-Way Entrance and Exit signs.


Extra folks: Please make sure to register everyone in your party. Many of our clinics fill up fast and we often have a waiting list, so please understand if we cannot add a spouse or friend at the last minute.


Children: The content of our classes is for adults. Due to attention span, we discourage children from attending our classes, unless the class is specifically for children. If your child is a serious garden enthusiast and would enjoy sitting through a 1 ½ to 2 hour lecture, please let us know and we will gladly consider them for the class.


Cancellations: If you can’t make it, please, do let us know as soon as possible by cancelling thorugh Eventbrite or calling 650-364-1730 ext. 130.


Clinic
Date: 04/29/2017

CLINIC

Yoga for a Healthy Back

STARTS

04/29/2017 10:00 am

ENDS

04/29/2017 12:00 pm

LOCATIONMAP

LYNGSØ Garden Materials Inc.
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070


Yoga for a Healthy Back

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM


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Do you have sporadic back pain or soreness from gardening? If so, you’re not alone. Most of us will experience one or more incidents of back pain. Many back injuries are preventable and the pain can be alleviated using simple yoga techniques. Appropriate for anyone who would like to build back strength, increase flexibility, improve posture, or reduce chronic pain. In it, you will explore gentle movements and breath work. This class is designed to assist those who have had issues with acute or moderate back pain, as well as those who would like to learn how to use yoga to maintain a healthy back. Wear comfortable clothing. We will be doing stretches sitting in the chairs and standing. No yoga mat needed.

Taught by Patricia Becker, a Professional Yoga Instructor who provides one-on-one sessions. She is Yoga Alliance RYT® certified, with 10 years of Hatha Anusara Yoga training and experience, including therapeutics. Patricia has a NEW Yoga TV Show which can also be seen on Yoga for Health and Joy YouTube Channel. She is a part-time Yoga Instructor for Stanford University's Health Improvement Program. http://www.YourHealthandJoy.com




PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION:

LYNGSØ Garden Materials, Inc.

345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos, CA 94063


Our workshops have become very popular. To ensure a more pleasant experience for everyone please read the following:


On-time start: Please plan on arriving at least 10-15 minutes early allowing for parking and getting settled for a 1:00 PM start. We will hold your place until starting time. If you have not arrived by the published start time for the clinic we will begin seating our waiting list. We are sorry we cannot hold a spot for late-comers.


Parking: Please park in our designated Customer Parking area located directly across from the Sales Building. Please look carefully for the One-Way Entrance and Exit signs.


Extra folks: Please make sure to register everyone in your party. Many of our clinics fill up fast and we often have a waiting list, so please understand if we cannot add a spouse or friend at the last minute.


Children: The content of our classes is for adults. Due to attention span, we discourage children from attending our classes, unless the class is specifically for children. If your child is a serious garden enthusiast and would enjoy sitting through a 1 ½ to 2 hour lecture, please let us know and we will gladly consider them for the class.


Cancellations: If you can’t make it, please, do let us know as soon as possible by cancelling thorugh Eventbrite or calling 650-364-1730 ext. 130.

Clinic
Date: 05/06/2017

CLINIC

Native Grasses in Your Landscape

STARTS

05/06/2017 10:00 am

ENDS

05/06/2017 12:00 pm

LOCATIONMAP

LYNGSØ Garden Materials Inc.
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

Native Grasses in Your Landscape

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 


Lowered water use - reduced maintenance requirements - improved air quality - better soil. All these benefits are achieved when native grasses are used in a landscape. Brian Debasitis of Mauby Landscape Service [www.mauby.com], is a Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper and Green Gardener, and has a treasure trove of knowledge about replacing lawns with better choices. He will show you how landscaping with native grasses can reduce maintenance costs, save water and improve the environment while looking great!




PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION:

LYNGSØ Garden Materials, Inc.

345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos, CA 94063


Our workshops have become very popular. To ensure a more pleasant experience for everyone please read the following:


On-time start: Please plan on arriving at least 10-15 minutes early allowing for parking and getting settled for a 1:00 PM start. We will hold your place until starting time. If you have not arrived by the published start time for the clinic we will begin seating our waiting list. We are sorry we cannot hold a spot for late-comers.


Parking: Please park in our designated Customer Parking area located directly across from the Sales Building. Please look carefully for the One-Way Entrance and Exit signs.


Extra folks: Please make sure to register everyone in your party. Many of our clinics fill up fast and we often have a waiting list, so please understand if we cannot add a spouse or friend at the last minute.


Children: The content of our classes is for adults. Due to attention span, we discourage children from attending our classes, unless the class is specifically for children. If your child is a serious garden enthusiast and would enjoy sitting through a 1 ½ to 2 hour lecture, please let us know and we will gladly consider them for the class.


Cancellations: If you can’t make it, please, do let us know as soon as possible by cancelling thorugh Eventbrite or calling 650-364-1730 ext. 130.




Clinic
Date: 05/13/2017

CLINIC

Pond-less Water Features

STARTS

05/13/2017 10:00 am

ENDS

05/13/2017 12:00 pm

LOCATIONMAP

LYNGSØ Garden Materials Inc.
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

Pond-less Water Features

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM





A waterfall or stream bed is often the most beautiful and favorite feature in a garden. Enjoy the soothing sounds and the beauty of a water feature that you can build yourself.  Learn how in this half-day workshop, with Mauricio Casillas and Joe Marquez from Paradise Water Gardens [www.paradisewatergardens.org]. Pond-less means simply a re-circulating water feature without the presence of a pond. Mauricio and Joe will give you plenty of ideas for design, and demonstrate the process from start to finish by building a working water feature. Then visit the Lyngso Display Garden for added inspiration. If space in your garden is limited, or you have concerns about the safety and maintenance of a pond, go Pond-less!




PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION:

LYNGSØ Garden Materials, Inc.

345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos, CA 94063


Our workshops have become very popular. To ensure a more pleasant experience for everyone please read the following:


On-time start: Please plan on arriving at least 10-15 minutes early allowing for parking and getting settled for a 1:00 PM start. We will hold your place until starting time. If you have not arrived by the published start time for the clinic we will begin seating our waiting list. We are sorry we cannot hold a spot for late-comers.


Parking: Please park in our designated Customer Parking area located directly across from the Sales Building. Please look carefully for the One-Way Entrance and Exit signs.


Extra folks: Please make sure to register everyone in your party. Many of our clinics fill up fast and we often have a waiting list, so please understand if we cannot add a spouse or friend at the last minute.


Children: The content of our classes is for adults. Due to attention span, we discourage children from attending our classes, unless the class is specifically for children. If your child is a serious garden enthusiast and would enjoy sitting through a 1 ½ to 2 hour lecture, please let us know and we will gladly consider them for the class.


Cancellations: If you can’t make it, please, do let us know as soon as possible by cancelling thorugh Eventbrite or calling 650-364-1730 ext. 130.






Clinic
Date: 05/20/2017

CLINIC

Color in Your Water-wise Garden

STARTS

05/20/2017 10:00 am

ENDS

05/20/2017 12:00 pm

LOCATIONMAP

LYNGSØ Garden Materials Inc.
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

Color in Your Water-wise Garden

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM


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Ever seen an Australian Mint Bush, a Foothill Penstemon or a Tecoma 'Orange Jubilee' in full bloom?  Each of these plants is a showstopper and will thrive on a fraction of the water of our conventional English gardens plants.  We will share with you some of our favorite water-wise plants that provide color and interest throughout the seasons.  From small trees to ground covers, sun lovers to shade plants, evergreen shrubs to bright summer bloomers, this presentation will identify colorful low-water plants that are perfect for every spot in your garden.

Presenter Master Gardener Julie Montanari:  Julie is a landscape designer with a passion for water-wise landscapes.  Her naturalistic designs incorporate California natives and other low-water plants to create beautiful, healthy, water-wise gardens.  As a Master Gardener, she educates home gardeners about the beauty of low-water plants and the use of sustainable gardening practices.  She has a B.S. Degree in Mathematics from M.I.T. and spent 15 years in the financial services industry before beginning her career in horticulture.  She has a certificate in Environmental Horticulture from Foothill College, is a certified Master Gardener and a Bay Friendly Qualified Landscape Designer.





PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION:

LYNGSØ Garden Materials, Inc.

345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos, CA 94063


Our workshops have become very popular. To ensure a more pleasant experience for everyone please read the following:


On-time start: Please plan on arriving at least 10-15 minutes early allowing for parking and getting settled for a 10:00 AM start. We will hold your place until starting time. If you have not arrived by the published start time for the clinic we will begin seating our waiting list. We are sorry we cannot hold a spot for late-comers.


Parking: Please park in our designated Customer Parking area located directly across from the Sales Building. Please look carefully for the One-Way Entrance and Exit signs.


Extra folks: Please make sure to register everyone in your party. Many of our clinics fill up fast and we often have a waiting list, so please understand if we cannot add a spouse or friend at the last minute.


Children: The content of our classes is for adults. Due to attention span, we discourage children from attending our classes, unless the class is specifically for children. If your child is a serious garden enthusiast and would enjoy sitting through a 1 ½ to 2 hour lecture, please let us know and we will gladly consider them for the class.


Cancellations: If you can’t make it, please, do let us know as soon as possible by cancelling thorugh Eventbrite or calling 650-364-1730 ext. 130.



CLINIC

Learn Plant, Weed, and Insect Identification Skills

STARTS

05/20/2017 1:00 pm

ENDS

05/20/2017 3:00 pm

LOCATIONMAP

LYNGSØ Garden Materials Inc.
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

Learn Plant, Weed, and Insect Identification Skills

Saturday, May 20th , 2017

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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Learn to identify a sampling of the Bay Area local plants, weeds and bugs, and find out which are good/bad bugs, how some bugs are beneficial to your garden and which are culprits and how they interact, whether a weed is good, bad, noxious and/or invasive, and learn to identify plants by genus/species using a dichotomous key.

 

Presenter Master Gardener Terry Messinger: Terry’s primary project/interest is training newly certified Master Gardeners on the use of the San Mateo/San Francisco Master Gardener (MG) helpline to solve incoming queries about the home garden. In addition, she staffs the info booths at the SF Flower & Garden Show and County Fair, has been a docent for plant ID at garden tours and the San Mateo Arboretum tour, and co-teaches a winter rose pruning clinic in Burlingame.

 

Presenter Master Gardener Alan Ernat: Alan has a degree from UCSC in Biogeography which has given him in-depth knowledge of the earth’s history and possibilities for the future environment. He is actively involved with the Master Gardener program, and works as a private garden consultant. 





PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION:

LYNGSØ Garden Materials, Inc.

345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos, CA 94063


Our workshops have become very popular. To ensure a more pleasant experience for everyone please read the following:


On-time start: Please plan on arriving at least 10-15 minutes early allowing for parking and getting settled for a 1:00 PM start. We will hold your place until starting time. If you have not arrived by the published start time for the clinic we will begin seating our waiting list. We are sorry we cannot hold a spot for late-comers.


Parking: Please park in our designated Customer Parking area located directly across from the Sales Building. Please look carefully for the One-Way Entrance and Exit signs.


Extra folks: Please make sure to register everyone in your party. Many of our clinics fill up fast and we often have a waiting list, so please understand if we cannot add a spouse or friend at the last minute.


Children: The content of our classes is for adults. Due to attention span, we discourage children from attending our classes, unless the class is specifically for children. If your child is a serious garden enthusiast and would enjoy sitting through a 1 ½ to 2 hour lecture, please let us know and we will gladly consider them for the class.


Cancellations: If you can’t make it, please, do let us know as soon as possible by cancelling thorugh Eventbrite or calling 650-364-1730 ext. 130.


CLINIC

Bringing the Farm Home: How to Really Grow Organic Vegetables

STARTS

05/27/2017 10:00 am

ENDS

05/27/2017 12:00 pm

LOCATIONMAP

LYNGSØ Garden Materials Inc.
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

Bringing the Farm Home: How to Really Grow Organic Vegetable

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Check out this fun and fast-paced class that teaches you some of the tricks to maximizing the production and quality of your organic veggie garden. Taught by Randy Ritchie, co-founder of the Malibu Biodynamic Compost, [ malibucompost.com ]. All of the folks at Malibu Compost farm at home the same way that they do on their organic farms. Become the envy of your family, friends or garden by growing the healthiest, most beautiful and truly organic fruits and veggies they’ve ever seen or tasted! And the best thing about growing organically… it’s easy! If you are into growing organic food than this is a class that you won’t want to miss!




PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION:

LYNGSØ Garden Materials, Inc.

345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos, CA 94063


Our workshops have become very popular. To ensure a more pleasant experience for everyone please read the following:


On-time start: Please plan on arriving at least 10-15 minutes early allowing for parking and getting settled for a 10:00 AM start. We will hold your place until starting time. If you have not arrived by the published start time for the clinic we will begin seating our waiting list. We are sorry we cannot hold a spot for late-comers.


Parking: Please park in our designated Customer Parking area located directly across from the Sales Building. Please look carefully for the One-Way Entrance and Exit signs.


Extra folks: Please make sure to register everyone in your party. Many of our clinics fill up fast and we often have a waiting list, so please understand if we cannot add a spouse or friend at the last minute.


Children: The content of our classes is for adults. Due to attention span, we discourage children from attending our classes, unless the class is specifically for children. If your child is a serious garden enthusiast and would enjoy sitting through a 1 ½ to 2 hour lecture, please let us know and we will gladly consider them for the class.


Cancellations: If you can’t make it, please, do let us know as soon as possible by cancelling thorugh Eventbrite or calling 650-364-1730 ext. 130.


Clinic
Date: 06/03/2017

CLINIC

Intro to Permaculture

STARTS

06/03/2017 10:00 am

ENDS

06/03/2017 12:00 pm

LOCATIONMAP

LYNGSØ Garden Materials Inc.
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

Introduction to Permaculture

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


This is an introductory class to Permaculture. Starting with the Permaculture ethics and moving through the principles that guide the process of Permaculture design. The class will include exercises that help illustrate these ethics and principles. You will learn how to implement Permaculture design in your own life. 

Taught by Ken Foster, a native of Santa Cruz. Ken was an apprentice at the U.C. Santa Cruz Farm and Garden in the 1980's and has a certificate in Ecological Horticulture from there as well as a Horticulture degree from Cabrillo College. Ken is a landscape contractor, a certified permaculture designer and the owner of Terra Nova Ecological Landscaping since 1988. Ken also teaches the Permaculture class at Cabrillo College.




PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION:

LYNGSØ Garden Materials, Inc.

345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos, CA 94063


Our workshops have become very popular. To ensure a more pleasant experience for everyone please read the following:


On-time start: Please plan on arriving at least 10-15 minutes early allowing for parking and getting settled for a 10:00 AM start. We will hold your place until starting time. If you have not arrived by the published start time for the clinic we will begin seating our waiting list. We are sorry we cannot hold a spot for late-comers.


Parking: Please park in our designated Customer Parking area located directly across from the Sales Building. Please look carefully for the One-Way Entrance and Exit signs.


Extra folks: Please make sure to register everyone in your party. Many of our clinics fill up fast and we often have a waiting list, so please understand if we cannot add a spouse or friend at the last minute.


Children: The content of our classes is for adults. Due to attention span, we discourage children from attending our classes, unless the class is specifically for children If your child is a serious garden enthusiast and would enjoy sitting through a 1 ½ to 2 hour lecture, please let us know and we will gladly consider them for the class.


Cancellations: If you can’t make it, please, do let us know as soon as possible by cancelling thorugh Eventbrite or emailing kparthiban@gmail.com





Clinic
Date: 06/10/2017

CLINIC

Sod Selection with Delta Bluegrass

STARTS

06/10/2017 10:00 am

ENDS

06/10/2017 12:00 pm

LOCATIONMAP

LYNGSØ Garden Materials, Inc.
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

Sod Selection with Delta Bluegrass

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Have a luscious green lawn even in the drought! Join the expert in the industry, Josie Sheffield of Delta Bluegrass Company to learn all about the best sod selections for your site. Learn how to improve your health of your lawn and improve grass conditions all while learning to minimize water usage. California native sod blends and Kurapia groundcover sod will be covered in depth.  





PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION:

LYNGSØ Garden Materials, Inc.

345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos, CA 94063


Our workshops have become very popular. To ensure a more pleasant experience for everyone please read the following:


On-time start: Please plan on arriving at least 10-15 minutes early allowing for parking and getting settled for a 10:00 AM start. We will hold your place until starting time. If you have not arrived by the published start time for the clinic we will begin seating our waiting list. We are sorry we cannot hold a spot for late-comers.


Parking: Please park in our designated Customer Parking area located directly across from the Sales Building. Please look carefully for the One-Way Entrance and Exit signs.


Extra folks: Please make sure to register everyone in your party. Many of our clinics fill up fast and we often have a waiting list, so please understand if we cannot add a spouse or friend at the last minute.


Children: The content of our classes is for adults. Due to attention span, we discourage children from attending our classes, unless the class is specifically for children. If your child is a serious garden enthusiast and would enjoy sitting through a 1 ½ to 2 hour lecture, please let us know and we will gladly consider them for the class.


Cancellations: If you can’t make it, please, do let us know as soon as possible by cancelling through Eventbrite or emailing kparthiban@lyngsogarden.com 





Clinic
Date: 06/17/2017

CLINIC

All About Herbs and Edible Flowers

STARTS

06/17/2017 10:00 am

ENDS

06/17/2017 12:00 pm

LOCATIONMAP

LYNGSØ Garden Materials Inc.
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

All About Herbs and Edible Flowers

Saturday, June 17th, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Learn about the basics of growing, harvesting and using culinary herbs and edible flowers. Start your plants from seeds, cuttings, transplants and divisions; integrate your herbs and flowers in your landscapes, vegetable gardens, and containers; maintain your plants with sustainable methods; harvest your herbs and flowers; preserve fresh herbs by drying and freezing, and other ideas on how to use your herbs and edible flowers will be covered. Presented by Kathy Fleming and Cindi Morris of the Master Gardeners of San Mateo and San Francisco Counties. 

Presenter Master Gardener Kathy Fleming:  Kathy has been growing culinary herbs in containers and perennial landscape at her Peninsula garden for more than 30 years. She uses the herbs and their flowers, either fresh and/or dried, and loves sharing with her friends and neighbors. 

Presenter Master Gardener Cindi Morris:  Cindi has had a love affair with gardening since she was young. Her father worked for Ferry Morse Seed Company, so she had plenty of seed to play with. She loves growing from seed and found it fascinating how a small seed can turn into a beautiful plant. Cindi organized Master Gardener volunteers to grow 2,000 tomato plants for the Master Gardener Spring Market in 2015. Cindi enjoys growing and drying herbs to use in her cooking. 




PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION:

LYNGSØ Garden Materials, Inc.

345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos, CA 94063

 

Our workshops have become very popular. To ensure a more pleasant experience for everyone please read the following:

 

On-time start: Please plan on arriving at least 10-15 minutes early allowing for parking and getting settled for a 10:00 AM start. We will hold your place until starting time. If you have not arrived by the published start time for the clinic we will begin seating our waiting list. We are sorry we cannot hold a spot for late-comers.

 

Parking: Please park in our designated Customer Parking area located directly across from the Sales Building. Please look carefully for the One-Way Entrance and Exit signs.

 

Extra folks: Please make sure to register everyone in your party. Many of our clinics fill up fast and we often have a waiting list, so please understand if we cannot add a spouse or friend at the last minute.

 

Children: The content of our classes is for adults. Due to attention span, we discourage children from attending our classes, unless the class is specifically for children. If your child is a serious garden enthusiast and would enjoy sitting through a 1 ½ to 2 hour lecture, please let us know and we will gladly consider them for the class.

 

Cancellations: If you can’t make it, please, do let us know as soon as possible by cancelling through Eventbrite or emailing kparthiban@lyngsogarden.com 



Clinic
Date: 06/17/2017

CLINIC

Create a Basic Irrigation System

STARTS

06/17/2017 1:00 pm

ENDS

06/17/2017 3:00 pm

LOCATIONMAP

LYNGSØ Garden Materials Inc.
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

Create a Basic Irrigation System

Saturday, June 17th, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Learn about and participate in a hands-on demo to create a basic drip irrigation system using tubing, fittings and emitters. Presented by the Master Gardeners of San Mateo and San Francisco Counties. 


Presenter Master Gardener Pete Cerri:  Pete has over 50 years experience with the Pipefitters & Sprinkle Fitters Union, experience with installing automated irrigation systems for yards, greenhouses and farm fields, loves to garden, and was certified as a UC Master Gardener in 2009.






PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION:

LYNGSØ Garden Materials, Inc.

345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos, CA 94063

 

Our workshops have become very popular. To ensure a more pleasant experience for everyone please read the following:

 

On-time start: Please plan on arriving at least 10-15 minutes early allowing for parking and getting settled for a 1:00 PM start. We will hold your place until starting time. If you have not arrived by the published start time for the clinic we will begin seating our waiting list. We are sorry we cannot hold a spot for late-comers.

 

Parking: Please park in our designated Customer Parking area located directly across from the Sales Building. Please look carefully for the One-Way Entrance and Exit signs.

 

Extra folks: Please make sure to register everyone in your party. Many of our clinics fill up fast and we often have a waiting list, so please understand if we cannot add a spouse or friend at the last minute.

 

Children: The content of our classes is for adults. Due to attention span, we discourage children from attending our classes, unless the class is specifically for children. If your child is a serious garden enthusiast and would enjoy sitting through a 1 ½ to 2 hour lecture, please let us know and we will gladly consider them for the class.

 

Cancellations: If you can’t make it, please, do let us know as soon as possible by cancelling through Eventbrite or emailing kparthiban@lyngsogarden.com 




CLINIC

The Art of Succulents for Gardens, Big and Small

STARTS

06/24/2017 10:00 am

ENDS

06/24/2017 12:00 pm

LOCATIONMAP

LYNGSØ Garden Materials Inc.
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

The Art of Succulents for Gardens, Big and Small

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM




Wow your friends this summer with stunning succulent centerpieces for your patio table! The clever use of reclaimed objects as garden art, propagation and care of succulents, container gardening and an emphasis on contemporary urban design will be discussed. The clinic will include a hands-on aspect of creating table top planters. Participants are encouraged to bring smallish and unusual containers to the class. Limited number of succulents will be provided. Participants are welcome to bring their own propagations. 

About the Instructor: Melvin Harrington

Mel has been gardening professionally for more than 25 years. For 5 years, 1991-1996 in the Vail Colorado area, Mel worked on award winning gardens. Mel also worked with tropical and exotics on Maui Hawaii for about 10 years. For the past 10 years, Mel has been here in the Bay Area working with succulents, and plants from Australia and South Africa. Currently, Mel is a landscape supervisor with the City Of San Francisco and works at San Francisco International Airport leading a team on designs, installations, and renovations.




PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION:

LYNGSØ Garden Materials, Inc.

345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos, CA 94063


Our workshops have become very popular. To ensure a more pleasant experience for everyone please read the following:


On-time start: Please plan on arriving at least 10-15 minutes early allowing for parking and getting settled for a 10:00 AM start. We will hold your place until starting time. If you have not arrived by the published start time for the clinic we will begin seating our waiting list. We are sorry we cannot hold a spot for late-comers.


Parking: Please park in our designated Customer Parking area located directly across from the Sales Building. Please look carefully for the One-Way Entrance and Exit signs.


Extra folks: Please make sure to register everyone in your party. Many of our clinics fill up fast and we often have a waiting list, so please understand if we cannot add a spouse or friend at the last minute.


Children: The content of our classes is for adults. Due to attention span, we discourage children from attending our classes, unless the class is specifically for children. If your child is a serious garden enthusiast and would enjoy sitting through a 1 ½ to 2 hour lecture, please let us know and we will gladly consider them for the class.


Cancellations: If you can’t make it, please, do let us know as soon as possible by cancelling through Eventbrite or emailing kparthiban@lyngsogarden.com 




Clinic
Date: 07/08/2017

CLINIC

Permaculture Principles

STARTS

07/08/2017 10:00 am

ENDS

07/08/2017 12:00 pm

LOCATIONMAP

LYNGSØ Garden Materials Inc.
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

Permaculture Principles 

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Care for the earth, care for the people and return the surplus! Permaculture – working with nature instead of against it. Learn the benefits of permaculture principles, ethics, and techniques. Diego Torrelio of Circlefoot Permaculture (http://circlefootpermaculture.com) will cover how to holistically restore and regenerate the degraded ecology of our local landscapes and watersheds. Soil, vegetation and ecology among water harvesting strategies will be discussed. You’ll have a better understanding of a diversified and balanced garden design and management practices to apply to your own garden!




PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION:

LYNGSØ Garden Materials, Inc.

345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos, CA 94063


Our workshops have become very popular. To ensure a more pleasant experience for everyone please read the following:


On-time start: Please plan on arriving at least 10-15 minutes early allowing for parking and getting settled for a 10:00 AM start. We will hold your place until starting time. If you have not arrived by the published start time for the clinic we will begin seating our waiting list. We are sorry we cannot hold a spot for late-comers.


Parking: Please park in our designated Customer Parking area located directly across from the Sales Building. Please look carefully for the One-Way Entrance and Exit signs.


Extra folks: Please make sure to register everyone in your party. Many of our clinics fill up fast and we often have a waiting list, so please understand if we cannot add a spouse or friend at the last minute.


Children: The content of our classes is for adults. Due to attention span, we discourage children from attending our classes, unless the class is specifically for children If your child is a serious garden enthusiast and would enjoy sitting through a 1 ½ to 2 hour lecture, please let us know and we will gladly consider them for the class.


Cancellations: If you can’t make it, please, do let us know as soon as possible by cancelling thorugh Eventbrite or emailing kparthiban@lyngsogarden.com




Clinic
Date: 07/15/2017

CLINIC

Worm Composting Basics

STARTS

07/15/2017 10:00 am

ENDS

07/15/2017 12:00 pm

LOCATIONMAP

LYNGSØ Garden Materials Inc.
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

Worm Composting Basics

Saturday, July 15th, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Interested in making “black gold” for use in your vegetable or flower garden?  Ever wonder how worms assist the decomposition or oxidation of the chemical compounds in organic matter (e.g., kitchen scraps) into plant-accessible nutrients a process called mineralization? Sound too scientific? Well don't worry, come and learn the basics of worm composting and how easy it really can be to produce “black gold.” Presented by the UC Master Gardeners of San Mateo and San Francisco.


Presenter Master Gardener Joe Lees:  Joe is a Master Gardener and a Master Composter who teaches compost theory and techniques at Foothill College, the San Mateo County Office of Sustainability, and at various community workshops.




PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION:

LYNGSØ Garden Materials, Inc.

345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos, CA 94063


Our workshops have become very popular. To ensure a more pleasant experience for everyone please read the following:


On-time start: Please plan on arriving at least 10-15 minutes early allowing for parking and getting settled for a 10:00 AM start. We will hold your place until starting time. If you have not arrived by the published start time for the clinic we will begin seating our waiting list. We are sorry we cannot hold a spot for late-comers.


Parking: Please park in our designated Customer Parking area located directly across from the Sales Building. Please look carefully for the One-Way Entrance and Exit signs.


Extra folks: Please make sure to register everyone in your party. Many of our clinics fill up fast and we often have a waiting list, so please understand if we cannot add a spouse or friend at the last minute.


Children: The content of our classes is for adults. Due to attention span, we discourage children from attending our classes, unless the class is specifically for children If your child is a serious garden enthusiast and would enjoy sitting through a 1 ½ to 2 hour lecture, please let us know and we will gladly consider them for the class.


Cancellations: If you can’t make it, please, do let us know as soon as possible by cancelling thorugh Eventbrite.



Clinic
Date: 07/15/2017

CLINIC

Edible Container Garden

STARTS

07/15/2017 1:00 pm

ENDS

07/15/2017 3:00 pm

LOCATIONMAP

LYNGSØ Garden Materials Inc.
345 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070

Edible Container Gardening

Saturday, July 15th, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Grow food anywhere!  No space is no excuse. Learn how to create delicious container arrangements that thrive in your environment. Discussion will cover practical issues of soil, plant selection, and maintenance as well as how to maximize space and create beautiful combinations. Presented by the UC Master Gardeners of San Mateo and San Francisco.

Presenter Master Gardener Laurel Nagle:  Laurel Nagle is a Master Gardener of the San Mateo/Francisco Counties. She owns the container gardening business Every Bloomin' Thing (www.everybloominthingsf.com) which operates on the Peninsula where she does decorative and edible container gardening for residential and commercial customers. Among her clients are the True Food Kitchens in Palo Alto and Walnut Creek where she creates seasonal mobile carts of herbs and vegetables.




PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION:

LYNGSØ Garden Materials, Inc.

345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos, CA 94063


Our workshops have become very popular. To ensure a more pleasant experience for everyone please read the following:


On-time start: Please plan on arriving at least 10-15 minutes early allowing for parking and getting settled for a 1:00 PM start. We will hold your place until starting time. If you have not arrived by the published start time for the clinic we will begin seating our waiting list. We are sorry we cannot hold a spot for late-comers.


Parking: Please park in our designated Customer Parking area located directly across from the Sales Building. Please look carefully for the One-Way Entrance and Exit signs.


Extra folks: Please make sure to register everyone in your party. Many of our clinics fill up fast and we often have a waiting list, so please understand if we cannot add a spouse or friend at the last minute.


Children: The content of our classes is for adults. Due to attention span, we discourage children from attending our classes, unless the class is specifically for children If your child is a serious garden enthusiast and would enjoy sitting through a 1 ½ to 2 hour lecture, please let us know and we will gladly consider them for the class.


Cancellations: If you can’t make it, please, do let us know as soon as possible by cancelling thorugh Eventbrite.