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Off Site: Torrance Memorial Medical Center Learning Garden - Spring 2013 #1 - Create Your Own Living Lettuce Bowl


March 11, April 8, 29, May 13

Columbia Park Community Garden Presentation Area

$10 per class members / $15 per class non-members

Instructor:Judith Gerber (

We are pleased to offer this exclusive opportunity through a program at the Torrance Memorial Learning Garden. Participants can learn how to grow an edible garden and actually work in a garden plot. This year-round program features formal classes/lectures, work days, and much more. In addition to these more formal classes, there are ongoing “work” days that include hands-on instruction in topics such as plant selection, soil preparation, fertilizing, natural pest control, irrigation, general garden maintenance, and harvesting/deadheading. Class is limited to six participants.

#1 - Create Your Own Living Lettuce Bowl (Note: Participants need to bring their own container. Please contact instructor for dimensions/requirements): Monday, March 11, 9 am

#2 - Seed Starting (Warm Season Edibles): Monday, April 8, 9 am

#3 - Totally Tomatoes: Monday, April 29, 9 am

#4 - Preparing the Summer Garden: Monday, May 13, 9 am

(All classes meet at Columbia Park Community Garden Presentation Area, weather permitting. Instructor will notify participants if there is a change in meeting place. Columbia Park is located at 4045 W. 190th Street in Torrance.)

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