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Friday, July 23, 2010

FREE HERB HARVEST this Tuesday, July 27 from 9:30-2:00!!

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In honor of Arlene's last day as gardener of the  UC Davis Good Life Garden, we're hosting another herb harvest this Tuesday, July 27 from 9:30 AM - 2 PM.  I cannot even think about the fact that she is moving onto greener pastures in the Bay Area.  We will miss her terribly and wish her lots of luck with her new endeavors.  (In other words, please don't go!!)

Pretty much every herb is available for harvest (oregano, basil, sage, chives, rosemary, thyme and mint) except the lavender, which, as you may already know, was harvested a few weeks ago.

If you are interested, please RSVP to so we know how many people will be attending. Directions to the garden can be found on our website:

The give-away is free to attend; we just need you to bring the following items:

* scissors or pruning shears
* a bag to hold your herbs
* wet paper towels to put in the bag with the herbs (if you don't have a refrigerator to keep them in for the day)
* water to drink (because it's going to be hot!)


Our gardener Arlene will be there all day to answer your questions about the different herbs and the harvesting process, as well as to direct you to the correct plants. We ask that no one remove entire plants or remove more than half of the leaves or flowers from any particular plant.


lisa said...

I love your garden and just posted a photo blog with plant tags at

Please take a look and make sure I got the most important details correct! Thanks, Lisa Finerty (AKA Walker)

lisa said...

I uploaded a photo essay, please check to make sure I didn't make too many mistakes. Thanks,
Lisa Finerty