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Earth Day Celebration in the Garden April 30

Apr 03, 2017 08:57PM ● By Jennifer Neys

Earth Day Celebration in the Garden April 30

Learn more about sustainable gardening, composting, recycling, water quality and conservation, native plants, beekeeping, and how to provide for pollinators at the Pleasant Hill Instructional Garden (PHIG) during the free Earth Day Celebration on Sunday, April 30, from 1pm-4pm.

Local experts, a garden tour, games, and hands-on activities are planned for everyone. Bring your smart phone to use the iNaturalist app, developed by the California Academy of Sciences, to be part of a citizen science BioBlitz. U.C. Master Gardeners of Contra Costa, Diablo Valley College’s Horticulture Club, Foundation for Pleasant Hill Education’s Green Team, California Native Plant Society, Sustainable Contra Costa, Mt. Diablo Audubon Society, Wild Birds Unlimited, Mt. Diablo Beekeepers Association, Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, Solar City, and other exhibitors will be available to answer many questions and will have items for sale. Register for the free garden tour at [email protected] Free parking available at 1 Santa Barbara Rd. in Pleasant Hill. Questions: (925) 482-6670. Visit for more information.