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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



2017 Business Sponsors

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

2017 Speakers

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


Harvest Day Brochure


Download the Harvest Day 2017 brochure (PDF 1.3MB)



Where to find it

Download the FOHC map. (PDF 1.8MB)

Harvest Day Map


2017 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


2017 Vendors

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

2017 Food trucks

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



  • Grape tasting

Master Gardener sales (cash/check only)

  • 2018 Gardening Guide and Calendar ($10)
  • Worm bins ($25)
  • Flower bulbs (pre-order, prices vary)
  • Grape plants ($5)

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

Webmaster Email: janfetler@gmail.com