UC Santa Cruz offers a Fall Gardening Workshop on Saturday, August 28, from 10am apples.jpguntil 1pm.

Planting a late-summer garden is a great way to save money on your fall and winter grocery bills, so come get some tips on growing a great fall and winter vegetable garden. Join gardener Trish Hildinger for a lecture/demo on “Planting the Thanksgiving Feast” at the UC Santa Cruz Farm on Saturday, August 28 from 10 am to 1 pm.

Included in the workshop will be information on vegetables that perform well in the Monterey Bay region, direct seeding and transplanting techniques, and soil preparation for fall planting.

Cost of the workshop is $15 for members of the Friends of the UCSC Farm and Garden, and $20 for the general public, payable the day of the class (check or cash only). No pre-registration is necessary. Meet at the Louise Cain Gatehouse on the UCSC Farm. Wear comfortable walking shoes and sun protection. There will be a break during the class, so bring a snack or lunch. Memberships to the Friends of the Farm and Garden are available at the workshop.

For more information, call (831) 459-3240, or check the Farm website.