Join us for our first event of 2019.
Pruning Workshop - Free!
It's time to prune and so much more!
Worm Composting Workshop
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Worm composting is neat, easy and odorless--ideal for indoor or outdoor locations. Learn how and take worms and a bin home. $25.
Only 2 seats left! Register now!
We're on the Map!
The Fair Oaks Horticulture Center vegetable garden has been formally recognized as an All-America Selections Display Garden!
2019 Saving the Harvest Calendar
Don't miss our 2019 Calendar! Master Gardeners give you advice about growing it and the Master Food Preservers help you preserve it.
Hostess gifts, stocking stuffers, family and friends--they will love it.
And still only $10!
|Cold weather will damage some plants. Read about how to protect sensitive plants.|
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Learn by doing at this hands-on demonstration on how to build an active compost pile. Learn if "Hot" composting is right for you. $10.
January Horticulture Center Updates
In the WEL
The vegetable garden
In the orchard
Prune dormant fruit trees this month. Whether you prune primarily in winter or summer, it is easier to see what needs to be done when leaves are off the branches. See more about this and other January orchard tasks.
Don’t miss our Pruning Workshop at the Horticulture Center on Saturday, January 19, 9 AM - Noon.
Start composting in 2019! Recycle fruit, vegetables and yard trimmings into a rich soil amendment for your garden, all in your own backyard.Protect your outdoor worm bin from cold with a blanket or move it near the house or into the garage. Don’t miss our Worm Composting Special Event in February to learn more!
|Parsley, whether you prefer curly or flat-leaf, is an edible garden winner. Grown as an annual planted in spring and again in fall to ensure continued harvest. Not bothered by freezing outdoor temps and can also be grown indoors. And need we say it’s tasty!|
Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) and Huanglongbing disease. The tiny insect damages citrus fruit but of more importance, it can transmit a deadly citrus disease. For more:
Brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB) (Halyomorpha halys) have invaded several areas in Sacramento County.
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Fair Oaks Horticulture Center
11549 Fair Oaks Blvd.
Fair Oaks, CA 95628
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