November 13TH MEETING
The speaker will be Ramona’s own Marsha Cook speaking about Earth Friendly Gardens. She has lived in Ramona since 2001, retired from public service in 2017 and spends time enjoying art and gardening with California Friendly plants, including Mediterranean varieties and California native plants. She became a Master Gardener in 2019. Marsha enjoys gardening
Principles of Earth Friendly Gardens include: selection of climate appropriate plants, caring for the soil, responsible pest management, protecting wildlife, conserving water and water quality, conserving energy and protecting air quality, reducing waste and growing food with California Friendly plants, including Mediterranean varieties and native plants.
For residents who are already well on their way and practicing these principles of “Earth Friendly Gardening”, they may want to complete a checklist/survey about their practices, to self-certify that they meet the minimum criteria. Residents who complete the check list and meet the minimum requirements can print a certificate from the Master Gardeners webpage. https://www.mastergardenersd.org/earth-friendly-gardens/
For those who might enjoy purchasing and posting an “Earth Friendly Garden” aluminum sign on their property the purchase price is $25, with proceeds from sale of the signs helping to support Master Gardener programs such as school gardens, community gardens, memory care gardening, and so much more!
The Ramona Garden Club meets at noon on the second Wednesday of each month at location Mountain View Community Church located at 1191 Meadowlark Way Ramona, CA, except ( June, July & August).
Members and their guests are welcome to attend the event, which begins with a potluck finger foods, continues with a brief meeting and the speaker’s presentation, and ends with an opportunity drawing of plants and related garden items.
The public is welcome to attend.