Gardening Series

We have designed this series to focus on gardening aspects which are specific to the needs of students (i.e relevant for apartments, small spaces, community plots, and potted plants).

Infragram first image!

posted Oct 21, 2017, 4:12 PM by Magnus Haw   [ updated Oct 21, 2017, 8:07 PM ]

Paint a pot! Plant a seed!

posted Oct 21, 2017, 10:59 AM by Techers Future

Come paint a pot and get a free plant!

When: Saturday, November 11 at 3 PM - 4 PM
Where: Catalina Apartments Garden (Wilson Ave)

Pots, plants, seeds, soil, and care instructions provided! If you've had trouble with house plants before, this is the event for you! Only the hardiest herbs and cacti will be available.

RVSP here! or check out our Fb event

Maintenance, Irrigation & Harvesting

posted Apr 22, 2016, 3:59 PM by Techers Future   [ updated May 17, 2016, 10:11 AM by Magnus Haw ]

When: Sat, May 21, 10am-12pm

Caltech community garden, north of Avery

Description: Basics of plant maintenance, harvesting and irrigation. Time will be allotted for specific questions/troubleshooting for participants.

Native Plant Walk & Picnic

posted Apr 22, 2016, 3:58 PM by Techers Future   [ updated Apr 30, 2016, 3:16 PM ]

When: Sat, April 30, 10am-12pm

: Arlington Garden, 275 Arlington Dr, Pasadena, CA 91105

: Join us for a native plant walk, led by master gardener Vivian Fortunaso, through the beautiful Arlington Gardens in Pasadena. Participants are encouraged to bring lunch and enjoy a picnic in the garden afterwards.

Walk will start at Sat, 10:15am, Apr. 30 at the entrance of Arlington gardens: 275 Arlington Dr, Pasadena, CA 91105

Carpool- Meet at 10am, Beckman Auditorium Parking lot

Integrating Pest Control & Composting

posted Apr 22, 2016, 3:56 PM by Techers Future

When: Sat, March 19, 10am-12pm
Where: Community Garden, North of Avery (map)
Description: Insects! The good, the bad, and the ugly: how to deal with pests and attract good insects without using pesticides. Composting will also be covered.


Growing in Containers & Vertical Gardening

posted Feb 17, 2016, 11:06 PM by Techers Future   [ updated Feb 17, 2016, 11:42 PM ]

When: Sat, Feb 27, 2016, 10am – 12pm

Where: Caltech community garden, North of Avery House

Description: Master Gardener Jerri Huston will be giving a great workshop on container gardening suitable for those living in apartments or with their own plots! Attention will be given to vertical gardening practices as well. Materials, seeds, and potting soil will be provided!

If you bring your own container it should be > 1.5 gallons.

Soil, Planting, and Crop Rotation

posted Oct 24, 2015, 2:02 AM by Techers Future   [ updated Jan 16, 2016, 9:05 PM ]

When: Sat, April 18, 2015, 2pm – 4pm

Where: Catalina Apartments, community garden

Description: Master Gardener Jerri Huston will be giving a broad introduction to gardening! Materials, seeds, and potting soil will be provided!

Planting guide and crop rotation handouts

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