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

Harvest Day 2017


We thank everyone who made
the 2017 event a success!
See highlights below.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

8 AM - 2 PM

A Gardener's Dream Day!

Fair Oaks Horticulture Center
11549 Fair Oaks Boulevard

Fair Oaks, CA 95628
Find us!


Business Sponsors

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


Are Your Landscape Trees Healthy?
Anne Fenkner
ISA Certified Arborist,
Davey Resource Group
and UC Master Gardener

Planting the Mediterranean Garden
Greg Gayton
CA Certified Nursery Professional,
Green Acres Nursery & Supply

Adventures in Edibles,
Garden to Kitchen
Bill Krycia
UC Master Gardener

Mini Workshops/Demos
(15 minutes each)


9:15 Worm Bin Construction and Worm Composting Basics
10:00 Backyard Composting
10:30 Worm Composting Basics
11:15 Critters in the Compost Pile
12:00 Worm Composting Basics
12:30 Backyard Composting



8:45 Spur-Trained Vines
9:30 Cane-Pruned Vines
10:30 Challenges in the Vineyard


Water-Efficient Landscape

9:15 When You Should Water and When You Should Not
10:30 Spotlight on Sunflowers
11:45 Spotlight on Sunflowers
12:45 When You Should Water and When You Should Not



9:15 Fruit Tree Espalier - Basics and Methods
12:00 Fruit Tree Espalier - The Year in the Life of a Peach Tree
12:30 Fruit Tree Espalier - Build an Espalier Structure and Avoid Training Pitfalls


Plant Clinic

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


Harvest Day Brochure


Download the Harvest Day 2017 brochure (PDF 1.3MB)




Only service dogs are allowed.
We love our pooches, but Harvest Day is not the place for them!


Where to find it

Download the FOHC map. (PDF 1.8MB)

Harvest Day Map


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!

Make a Gift!

Educational Tables

  • American River Water Education Center
  • Association of Professional Landscape Designers, Sacramento District
  • BBQ Pro
  • California Department of Food and Agriculture
  • California Garden Clubs, Inc.
  • California Native Plant Society Sacramento Chapter
  • Dave Wilson Nursery
  • Delta Blue Grass
  • EcoLandscape California
  • Fair Oaks EcoHousing
  • Four Winds Growers
  • Green Acres Nursery & Supply
  • Haagen-Daz Honey Bee Haven
  • Hunter Industries
  • Kellogg Garden Products
  • The Leavitt Group
  • Living Resources Company
  • Organic Gardening Club of Sacramento County
  • Regional Water Authority
  • Roseville Utility Exploration Center
  • Rudolph Steiner College
  • Sacramento Area Beekeepers Association
  • Sacramento Area Community Garden Coalition
  • Sacramento Audubon Society
  • The Sacramento Bee
  • Sacramento County DWR, Stormwater Quality Program
  • Sacramento County Library
  • Sacramento Historic Rose Garden
  • Sacramento Perennial Plant Club 
  • Sacramento Tree Foundation
  • Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito & Vector Control District
  • Sierra Foothills Rose Society
  • SMUD
  • TreeTop Permaculture
  • Two Flew the Coop
  • UCCE Master Food Preservers



  • All Things Wild
  • Art of the Garden
  • Big Oak Nursery
  • Morningsun Herb Farm
  • The Plant Foundry
  • Tranquill Gardens
  • Wild Jules, Crafted Seed Balls

Food trucks

  • Java Johnny's
  • Buckhorn Grill
  • Chando's Tacos
  • Luciano's Scoop



  • Grape tasting

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