UC Master Gardeners of Placer County
Upcoming Zoom Gardening Workshops
Composting and Mulch Workshop
Friday, November 20, 2020, 10:30 AM Pacific Time
Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84085024659?pwd=SnhQVzFlaUROUkNVcStVNTY4Vm5zQT09
Meeting ID: 840 8502 4659 Passcode: soil
PowerPoint: Composting Basics Zoom 112020, Short Mulching 112020PPT final
Handouts: Composting Tips, Trouble shooting compost
Learn the basics of backyard composting and how it can improve your soil. You will learn how to get started and keep your compost pile healthy. We will also discuss the benefits of using mulch to help keep your soil healthy and happy.
Virtual Gardening Workshops
Check out these virtual gardening workshops presented by Placer County master gardeners:
Raised Beds Workshop
Find out how to get started and what you need to know about raised beds.
Handouts: cover crops, raised bed info osu, raised bed infopdf
PowerPoint: Zoom Raised Beds Presentation Rev3 06oct20 (2)
Workshops on the Roseville Utility Exploration Center website:
2021 Gardening Guide and Calendar - Selling Briskly
We are proud to introduce the 2021 Gardening Guide and Calendar. Click Here for more information.
New UC Cooperative Extension Office Access
Effective June 22, 2020, E Avenue is now closed to through traffic.
To access the UC Cooperative Extension and the Master Gardeners offices, all visitors need to please enter using Richardson Drive to D Avenue. Parking is located in front of the building. Thank you for your cooperation!
See Access Map
Updated! Resources for Creating Pollinator-friendly Gardens...
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.
The Hotline office continues to be closed to all walk-in clients. We are, however, available to answer your gardening questions. You can submit them by using the Ask A Master Gardener link below or by leaving a message on our Hotline number shown at the bottom of this web page.
Ask a Master Gardener...
To learn more, Click here.
NEW! Read these pre-evacuation steps that can really help your home survive wildfire:
Preparation can help protect homes from wildfire damage
More resources for finding out what you can do now to protect your home against wildfires: Be Firewise
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.
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