UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County
University of California
UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County

Wednesday Open Garden - Horticulture Center

Date: April 10, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Contact: 916-875-6913

Sponsor: Sacramento Master Gardeners

Location: Fair Oaks Horticulture Center (map/directions)

Event Details

Plan for Pollinators
Plan for Pollinators
Wednesday Open Garden - FREE!
April 10, 9 AM till Noon
Fair Oaks Horticulture Center
11549 Fair Oaks Boulevard
Fair Oaks, CA 95628

Open gardens are informal events where you roam the gardens, watch what we are doing, see what we are growing and ask questions. Bring samples of your problem plants, mystery pests and questions to the Ask the Master Gardeners information table.

All areas are staffed with Master Gardeners: grapes, herbs, fruit trees, citrus, vegetables, berries, composting, water-efficient landscape gardens.

At 10 AM watch mini-demonstrations in various areas:

  • Water Efficient Landscape Garden:  Plan for pollinators

  • Herbs:  Using edible flowers; salad garnishes and flower butters

  • Vegetables:  Growing vegetables in containers:  see lots of container examples

  • Vineyard:  Thinning grape vine shoots

On-going:

  • Water Efficient Landscape Garden:  Deep blue and brilliant yellow blooms
  • Orchard:  Summer pruning of fruit trees
  • Herbs:  Herb maintenance
  • Berries:  Successful varieties of cane berries for our region
  • Vegetables:  Preparing for tomato planting
  • Vineyard:  New bud growth
  • Compost:  Types of compost bins and tips for success

Free! Located outside–rain or shine.

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4145 Branch Center Road, Sacramento, CA 95827       Master Gardener Phone:  916.876.5338             Fax:  916.875.6233

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