Grow a Green Thumb at Roger?s Gardens This August

For those who want to get the most of vegetable gardening, Roger?s Gardens offers a number of seminars and special events that you might wish to attend this month. Here is a look at just a few.

Tomates de temporada fresca con David Rizzo

Tomato ?Guro? David Rizzo will share his knowledge and experience on how to utilize the Southern California climate to prolong the life of tomato crops by planting selected cool season tomato varieties. In this way, you can ensure you will have an abundant harvest through the fall and winter seasons. He will also provide tips for fertilizing, watering, pruning and amending the soil. The free seminar takes place on August 12th from 9:00 am until 10:00 am.

17a degustación anual de tomates y pimientos

La 17ª Degustación Anual de Tomate y Pimiento se llevará a cabo el 19 de agosto de 8:00 am a 9:30 am. En este evento especial, los participantes tienen la oportunidad de degustar docenas de variedades de tomates caseros, que incluyen estacas gigantes, reliquias, dorados y rayas, púrpuras de colores, cerezas dulces y más. El horticultor experto David Rizzo también ofrecerá una variedad de pimientos disponibles para degustar, todos cultivados en el huerto de su casa.

En este evento especial de degustación, los participantes aprenden sobre nuevas variedades de tomates y pimientos mientras seleccionan sus sabores favoritos. Los participantes también tendrán la oportunidad de hacer preguntas sobre cómo cultivar sus propios tomates.

The 17th Annual Tomato and Pepper Tasting will take place at Roger?s Gardens, located at 2301 San Joaquin Hills Road in Corona del Mar. The cost is $10 per person with children 10 and under admitted for free. Advanced tickets are required. Tasting times are at 8:00 am, 8:30 am, 9:00 am and 9:30 am. Gardeners who bring in tomatoes and pepper from their own garden by 7:45 will be admitted for free. Vegetables should be separated by variety but kept whole so they can be cut and prepared at the event.

Jardinería en espacios pequeños con hierbas con Dalia Brunner

La horticultora experta Dalia Brunner demostrará cómo cultivar y mantener un jardín espacial pequeño. En este seminario especial, ella responderá preguntas relacionadas con las variedades de plantas de mejor rendimiento mientras explora las mejores hierbas para plantar a fines de la temporada de otoño. El seminario se llevará a cabo el 26 de agosto de 9:00 am a 10:00 am.

Cocinando con el Chef Mead: Todo sobre las hierbas

At Cooking with Chef Mead: All About Herbs, participants can learn from Chef Rich Mead as he demonstrates how to cook with herbs, The owner and chef of Farmhouse at Roger?s Gardens, Chef Mead will teach participants how to use fresh herbs to add a layer of flavor to any dish. The workshop will also show participants how to make a sauce or puree to rub on protein while also experimenting with fresh seasonal ingredient combinations. The event, which takes place on August 27th from 10:00 am to 11:00 am is free.

Roger?s Gardens is a destination home and garden store that is designed to meet the needs of customers who are looking for creative ideas and unique products for indoor and outdoor living. The grounds are filled with flowering plant, foliage, authentic Italian pottery, fountains and fine home furnishings and collectables. A family-owned business, Roger?s Gardens has been a part of Corona del Mar for more than 30 years.

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