Ecological landscaping workshop April 17

Join three graduates of UCSC's Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture on April 17 for a free public workshop on ecological landscaping.

The workshop will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Santa Cruz Public Library at 224 Church Street in Santa Cruz.

Participants will learn about the basics of ecological landscaping and get valuable tips that will save money and resources while enriching Central Coast gardens.

Kurt Christiansen of Christiansen Associates Garden & Design will be joined by Ken Foster of Terra Nova Ecological Landscaping and Brent Green of Edible Landscapes and Garden Design.

No preregistration is necessary. The workshop is co-sponsored by the Friends of the UCSC Farm & Garden and the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems. For more information call (831) 459-3240 or e-mail Information is also available online.