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

Harvest Day 2018

Harvest Day!

We hope you enjoyed this year's event!

Saturday, August 4, 2018

8 AM - 2 PM

A Gardener's Dream Day!

Fair Oaks Horticulture Center
11549 Fair Oaks Boulevard

Fair Oaks, CA 95628
Find us!

Harvest Day!

Business Sponsors

Thank you to the many businesses that help make Harvest Day
a huge success through their generous support.



Garden Time Savers: Automate,
Elevate, Eliminate and Delegate

Fred Hoffman, UCCE Master Gardener
Radio host of “KFBK Garden Show” and
KSTE “Get Growing with Farmer Fred”
Read more about Fred


Good Bugs and Cool Tools
Karey Windbiel-Rojas, Area IPM Advisor
University of California Statewide IPM Program
Read more about Karey


Unusual Edibles for the Central Valley
Quentyn Young, UCCE Master Gardener
Fair Oaks Boulevard Nursery, Manager
Read more about Quentyn

Mini Workshops/Demos
(15 minutes each)
Schedule (PDF)


  • Backyard Composting…Who, What, When, Where, Why
  • Setting Up a Worm Bin…Worm Composting Basics
  • Wriggling Recyclers…Worm Composting Basics
  • Some Like It HOT! Composting
  • Garbage in...Black Gold Out
  • Backyard Composting…Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. 


  • Pests and Problems in the Vineyard
  • Training Your Grapevine

Water-Efficient Landscape

  • Incorporating Natives in the Home Garden
  • Growing Succulents


  • Mason Bees 

Plant Clinic

Bring questions and samples of your problem plants or insects to the Master Gardeners.



Download the Harvest Day 2018 brochure (PDF 1.4MB)





As always, service dogs only are allowed at Fair Oaks Horticulture Center events. Thank you.


Where to find it

Download to print the FOHC map. (PDF 108KB)


Map to Harvest Day

Fair Oaks Horticulture Center
11549 Fair Oaks Boulevard
Fair Oaks, CA 95628

To get directions, click on the orange balloon.


Join Us!

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See who supports us.

We thank you all!


Resource List

To save paper on Harvest Day, we publish a list of resources to answer all your questions on various topics.  From UCIPM Pest Notes, to our own publications, to University books and websites--even speaker presentations when available.  It's all here!

Educational Tables

  • American River Water Education Center
  • Association of Professional Landscape Designers, Sacramento District
  • California Department of Food and Agriculture
  • California Native Plant Society Sacramento Chapter
  • California Urban Forest Council, Sacramento Valley Chapter
  • Dave Wilson Nursery
  • E.B. Stone and Son
  • Fair Oaks Boulevard Nursery
  • Fair Oaks EcoHousing
  • Green Acres Nursery and Supply
  • Haagen-Daz Honey Bee Haven
  • Hunter Industries
  • Kellogg Garden Products
  • Living Resources Company
  • Organic Gardening Club of California
  • Regional Water Authority
  • ReScape California (formerly EcoLandscape of California)
  • Rubicon Advisors
  • Sacramento County Dept. of Water Resources-Stormwater Quality Program
  • Sacramento Area Beekeepers Association
  • Sacramento Area Community Garden Coalition
  • Sacramento Audubon Society
  • Sacramento County Library
  • Sacramento Historic Rose Garden
  • SMUD
  • Sacramento Perennial Plant Club
  • Sacramento Tree Foundation
  • Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito & Vector Control District
  • Sierra Foothills Rose Society
  • Two Flew the Coop
  • UCCE Master Food Preservers



  • Big Oak Nursery
  • Dragon Fly Wood Art
  • Full Moon Metal Design
  • Morningsun Herb Farm
  • VESCO Professional Pruning Tools
  • Succulents by Love Succs
  • The Plant Foundry
  • Tranquill Gardens
  • Wild Jules


Food trucks

  • Luciano's Scoop
  • Chando's Tacos
  • Queen Sheba Ethiopian Cuisine
  • Java Johnny's (till 10a)



  • Grape tasting (free)

Master Gardener sales (cash/check only)


Watch Harvest Day videos

Harvest Day 2017

Harvest Day 2016

Harvest Day 2015

Harvest Day 2014

Master Gardener Program Coordinator Judy McClure talks about Harvest Day 2013.

Master Gardener Tracy Lesperance describes the new things Harvest Day 2013 visitors saw.

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

Webmaster Email: janfetler@gmail.com