UC Master Gardeners of Placer County
Upcoming Events & Workshops
For a printable list with event and workshop details, click on 2019 Special Events & Workshops v4
Visit us at the Farmer’s Market May through October:
Roseville Farmer’s Market: Tuesdays 8:30am-1pm, Whole Foods at Fountains
Auburn Farmer’s Market: 1st and 3rd Saturdays, 8am-Noon, Old Town Courthouse Parking Lot
“Planting a Winter Garden—NOW???" (+Cover Crops) Workshop
Saturday, August 3, 10:30-11:30am
Free, Loomis Library, 6050 Library Drive, Loomis
Why you need to plant your winter garden BEFORE winter. Learn which crops grow best in cooler weather and how to protect your soil from winter damage.
"Growing Winter Veggies Workshop"
Saturday, August 10, 8-10am
Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Boulevard, Roseville
Small fee; register at (916) 746-1550
The sweet rewards of cool weather crops include delicious spinach, beets, carrots and kale. Now is the time to start planning for fall and winter vegetables. Instructors will offer planting tips and show you how to maximize your garden during the cooler time of the year.
Fall Auburn Home Show
Friday, September 27, 11am-6pm
Saturday, September 28, 10am-6pm
Sunday, September 29, 10am-5pm
Visit our booth at the Gold Country Fairgrounds, 1273 High Street, Auburn.
"Hit or Myth?" (Gardening Myths) Workshop
Free, Loomis Library, 6050 Library Drive Loomis
This is an interactive, audience participation event. Come and vote for your favorite home garden remedy. Is it a hit or is it a myth? Find out the truth.
Create a Pollinator-friendly Garden...
Click here for a list of resources and plant recommendations.
Ask a Master Gardener...
Placer County Vegetable Planting Guide
Specifically designed for foothill gardeners, the Placer County Planting Guide shows what and when to plant in your vegetable garden throughout the year.
Thinking about putting in a vineyard or need help maintaining the one you have? This 10-page Home Vineyard Resources Guide is designed to help home gardeners find answers to their wine grape growing questions.