UC Master Gardener Program
University of California
UC Master Gardener Program

Succulent Designs in Containers - San Jose

Date: September 15, 2018

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Contact: UC Master Gardeners

Sponsor: UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA

Location: Martial Cottle Park at the UC Master Gardener Parcel in the Teaching Pavilion

Event Details

Succulent Arrangements for Sun, Laura Balaoro
Enchanting succulents, with their variety of shapes , colors and sizes, make wonderful container plants. Learn how to create stunning succulent arrangements in containers. Certified Master Gardener and Designer Laura Balaoro will demonstrate:

  • Planting various succulent arrangements 
  • Selecting compatible plants that will last together for years
  • How to create a well-designed container by choosing the right plants ideal for either indoors or outdoors use
  • How to mix succulents with non-succulent plants in an arrangement
  • Recommendations for soil mixture, watering and light requirements
  • And, how to rejuvenate an overgrown succulent container

Participants should wear closed-toed shoes, layered clothing and a hat, as the class is held outdoors in our Pavilion. A refillable water bottle, notebook and writing implements are recommended. Please arrive 15 minutes early to allow time to park and sign in. Please note: the park charges $6.00 for parking, or you can park on Chynoweth Avenue near Vauxhall Circle for free.

Presenter: UC Master Gardener Laura Balaoro

Cost: Free

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