2015 SMAS Events and Educational Classes
All programs listed below are held at the Kohl Pumphouse in San Mateo Central Park.
Enter at 9th & Palm Avenues, follow path to iron dog statue. Go through white gates to the left of the statue, and the Pumphouse is behind the Victorian fountain.
Annual Open House
Saturday, April 18, 10 – 2:00pm
Greenhouse/Nursery Plant Sale (Perennials, Succulents, Houseplants, Orchids & Tropicals)
- UCCE-Master Gardeners “Tomato & Pepper” Plant Garden Market
- Tantalizing Toffee Lady
- Barron’s Tool Sharpening Service
- Pumphouse Renovation Fundraiser
- Master Gardeners Plant Clinic & much more!!
Master Gardener Plant Clinics
Sunday, May 3, 11:30am – 1:00pm FREE
Scheduled for May 3, June 7, July 12, August 2, October 4 & November 1.
Come anytime between 11:30 am – 1 pm. The Master Gardeners are available to answer your questions from general information to advice about specific problems. You may bring samples of your plants for better diagnosis. Use a Ziploc or similar bag to carry your sample. If you suspect insect damage, try to include some of the insects so they can be correctly identified. http://smsf-mastergardeners.ucanr.org/
Pruning your Japanese Maple
Sunday, May 3, 1 – 2:30pm
FREE. The method of this pruning demonstration is a hands on demonstration of how to thin, shape, recanopy and frame a japanese maple to compliment it’s inherent beauty. The branching and leaf patterns of these trees is perfect material for living sculpture. Using the correct tools is extremely important. The demonstration will show tools to use, techniques for using them and sharpening tips on how to keep them in top shape. Jack McKinnon, www.jackthegardencoach.com
Nursery/Greenhouse * Plant Sales
Open Tuesday, Thursday: 10am – 2:00pm. Sunday: 10am-Noon
Ph. (650) 579-0536
* Become an SMAS member and receive a 10% discount in addition to supporting San Mateo Central Park