slo botanical gardenSo you want to grow delicious produce at home, but you don’t want to break the bank on the water bill? Learn how to be “water-wise” while still enjoying great, home-grown veggies. Learn which plants do best in drought, how to maintain soil moisture, and grow wonderful food! Join San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden on Saturday, April 13 from 1 to 2 p.m. to learn more about growing a water-wise vegetable garden. Presentation is followed at 2 p.m. by a free docent-led tour of the SLO Botanical Garden.

This presentation is a part of the UC Master Gardeners’ Advice to Grow by SLO County Home Gardeners Series at the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden. Visit or email for information on additional dates and topics. There is a suggested donation $5 for members and $10 for non-members.

Tami Reece has been a gardener and food preserver for 35 years. Her passion is vegetables, especially tomatoes. She became a UC Master Gardener in 2011 to further her education of horticulture and loves sharing what she has learned with other home gardeners.

About San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden is celebrating its 30th year of sowing seeds and growing together. The Garden is located at 3450 Dairy Creek Rd. It is spread out on 150 acres in El Chorro Regional Park off Highway 1 between Morro Bay and San Luis Obispo. When the master plan is complete, the Garden will be the only garden of its kind in the United States exclusively devoted to the ecosystems and plants of the five Mediterranean climate regions of the world. Through its programs and facilities, the Garden fosters an appreciation and understanding of the relationship between people and nature and encourages a sense of stewardship for the natural environment. To learn more visit, or the SLO Botanical Garden Facebook page.