Gardening Under Oaks

Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020

Time: 1:00PM - 5:00PM

Instructor: Bruce Reed

Location: Blaksley Library & Garden Grounds

Space still available. Please register at the class.

The Garden's head horticulturist and certified arborist Bruce Reed will lead a discussion of the do's and don'ts of gardening underneath the Central Coast's premier shade tree. Bruce will start by sharing a presentation on his expertise and experience for successful planting under the oak canopy. Next, Bruce will take you on a tour of the Garden's multitude of magnificent oaks, demonstrating how to cultivate shady spaces.


Image of Bruce Reed, HorticulturistBruce Reed was raised on an organic farm in the Lompoc valley, and received his B.A. at Westmont College. He has traveled widely since, gaining his experience in the retail nursery industry as a manager and grower. Bruce has managed the Garden Growers Nursery for more than a decade and now supervises planting and growing throughout the Garden.

Horticulture & Gardening