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Workshops & Classes

Gardening and Compost Workshops

All home composting workshops are listed by date on the Environmental Services Events Calendar.

Complete your garden or get started gardening by learning how to compost – one of the best ways to add nutrients to your soil and keep waste out of the landfill. Home composting workshops cover what can be composted, the different composting methods, and what to do with finished compost. The classes are free. 

Water Efficient Landscape Education

The City of San José, the Bay Area Water Supply & Conservation Agency (BAWSCA), South Bay Green Gardens, and the Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD) are offering free water efficient landscape education classes. Learn about drought tolerant plants, water efficient irrigation practices, and sustainable landscape techniques. Registration is required. Visit the BAWSCA landscape classes pageSouth Bay Green Gardens events page, and SCVWD events and workshops page for more information and to register.