Sat, Jun 12|
Grow Your Own - Tomatoes
High elevation gardening is tricky! Enjoy instruction from an expert who will cover planting, harvesting, river/lake friendly gardening techniques, biology discussions, and information on the history of this group of food crops. Virtual class is FREE. Starter plants available for $10.
Time & Location
Jun 12, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
About The Event
Thank you to everyone who joined for the virtual class! Starts are still available for purchase through Wednesday, June 9th at 5pm. And, available for pick up this Saturday, June 12th, 9am-11am at the location you choose upon purchase.
The recording of the class will be available here soon: Grow Your Own Classes
Join us for a FREE Grow Your Own virtual workshop focusing on growing tomatoes at high altitude on Tuesday, June 8th at 5pm PT, taught by Dave Long of Tahoe Heritage Foundation and Sue Tanzi, Master Gardener. As many of us know, high elevation gardening is tricky! Enjoy instruction from an expert who will cover planting, harvesting, pest management, river/lake friendly gardening techniques, biology discussions, and information on the history of this group of food crops.
You MUST pre-register for the free virtual workshop by reserving a ticket below. If you are unable to attend the live workshop you can still register to purchase starter plants. The virtual workshop will be recorded and posted on this site to watch at a later time.
In addition, a variety pack of $10 starter plants are available for pick-up in Truckee, Tahoe City, and South Lake on the Saturday morning following each class, 9am-11am. Pay in advance to reserve your starts AND help support the future of the Grow Your Own Program. Please note that any plants that are not picked up during the Saturday pick up window will be donated to the Food Bank Garden.
Each participant gets one 4" pot of each variety:
- Tomatillo – Pineapple
- Cherry Tomato – Matt’s Wild
- Mid-size Tomato – Glacier
- Slicing tomato – Rose de Bern
*All plant varieties and counts subject to change based on the success of growing the starts
Participants growing the provided starts will be sent a brief end of season growing survey to help identify successful varieties for the difficult Truckee/Tahoe climate.
The Grow Your Own workshop series is brought to you by UC Davis TERC, UCCE Master Gardeners of Lake Tahoe, the Tahoe Heritage Foundation, and Slow Food Lake Tahoe. We appreciate your support of our programs!
If you have any questions, please contact us: email@example.com
Help support the future of the program - View the free virtual workshop and pick up your $10 starter plants on the Saturday following the class, 9am-11am in Truckee, Tahoe City, or South Lake. Receive one 4” pot of each variety: Tomatillo – Pineapple, Cherry Tomato – Matt’s Wild, Mid-size Tomato – Glacier, Slicing tomato – Rose de Bern *All plant varieties and counts subject to change based on the success of growing the starts