Sage Ladies Workshop
Raising Backyard Chickens 101
Raising chickens in urban settings
South Bay BotanicGarden @ SouthwesternCollege
consists of 4 acres of trees, shrubs, flowers, groundcovers, various turf grasses,plant collections, and water fea-tures all framed in a pleasantsetting. As part of the Land-scape and Nursery TechnologyProgram at Southwestern Col-lege, the garden continues to bea learning facility for studentspursuing degrees in the horticul-tural fields. Don't be surprisedto see a group of studentsworking on the garden or learn-ing a horticultural skill.Visitors can see how to grow andprune productive fruit trees forsmall back yards, find out whatplants are the best for water-conserving landscapes, get ideasfor paving and hardscapefeatures, and take a look at ourtropical, cacti and succulent, andground cover collections.T
he garden is a NationalWildlife Federation approvedsanctuary! Don't be sur-prised to see some hawks orowls nesting in the trees.
As the only botanic garden in theSouth Bay, we host onsite work-shops pertaining to horticulture(plants), aquaculture (fish),vermiculture (worms) and manymore gardening interests.LOCATION:
South BayBotanic Garden atSouthwestern College,900 Otay Lakes RoadChula Vista, Ca. 91910
RAISING YOUR OWN CHICKENS IS FUN,REWARDING, AND TASTY.LEARN WHAT IT TAKES TO RAISE CHICKENSIN AN URBAN SETTING.CITIES ARE CHANGING RULES INFAVOR OF URBAN FARMING.
Saturday, July 21, 2012
:00 to 3:00 pm
Location: SOUTH BAY BOTANIC GARDENWORKSHOP FEE: $25.00
Register by email at:
Reserve early, seating is limited.
Cities are allowing residents to raise hens
Chickens eat bugs and weeds in your garden
Chickens produce high nitrogen fertilizer
Chickens produce beautiful and delicious eggs
Learn to raise chickens organically
Learn about coops and housing
Learn about feeding chickens