Free Gardening Classes

Would you like a great looking lawn or garden that requires minimal water? Central Basin, in partnership with Los Angeles County and the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, host free gardening workshops to educate individuals on simple gardening techniques that will conserve water and energy while their garden flourishes. The hands-on workshops are typically between an hour and a half to two hours long.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person classes are currently postponed until further notice. Listed below are online webinars that you can participate in from home. The free webinars will help you beautify your home and garden. The webinars are approximately 45 minutes followed by a 15 minute period to answer questions and take orders for compost bins. Four subjects are offered including Intro to Composting, Water-wise Gardening, Organic Gardening, and Small-space Gardening. 


If you have any questions, please contact Kelsey Coleman, [email protected], (323) 201-5535. 

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Intro to Composting
 Date/Time Registration Link
January 20, 2021
Wednesday, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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January 21, 2021
Thursday, 9:00am - 10:00am
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January 30, 2021
Saturday, 10:00am - 11:00am
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February 3, 2021
Wednesday, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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February 6, 2021
Saturday, 10:00am - 11:00am 
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February 11, 2021 
Thursday, 9:00am - 10:00 am 
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February 18, 2021
Thursday, 9:00am - 10:00am
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February 20, 2021
Saturday, 10:00am - 11:00am
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February 27, 2021
Saturday, 10:00am - 11:00am
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Water-Wise Gardening
 Date/Time Registration Link
January 27, 2021             
Wednesday, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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February 17, 2021
Wednesday, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Organic Gardening
 Date/Time Registration Link
January 23, 2021
Saturday, 10:00am - 11:00am 
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February 4, 2021
Thursday, 9:00am - 10:00am
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February 13, 2021
Saturday, 10:00am - 11:00am 
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February 24, 2021
Wednesday, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Small Space Gardening
 Date/Time Registration Link
January 28, 2021
Thursday, 9:00am - 10:00am 
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February 10, 2021
Wednesday, 6:00pm - 7:00pm 
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February 25, 2021
Thursday, 9:00am - 10:00am 
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