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

FOHC January workshop agenda

9:00
to
10:00

In the orchard
Winter pruning fruit trees

Fruit
Tree
Pests
 
10:00
to
10:50

Taking Vegetable
Gardening to the
Next Level

Evaluate and
Improve Your
Irrigation System

Water Efficient Plant
Selection - Preparing
for Plant Sales
11:00
to
11:50
  Evaluate and 
Improve Your 
Irrigation System 
Water Efficient Plant 
Selection - Preparing 
for Plant Sales
 

Session Descriptions

Vegetable Gardening Essentials
Learn the basics of growing a vegetable garden: site selection, soil prep, what to plant, seed starting, irrigation, fertilization, mulch, pests and diseases.  At the vegetable beds

Fruit Tree Pests- ID and Management for Spotted Wing Drosophila (new cherry pest), Fireblight and Codling Moth
Learn about three of the most common fruit tree problems and how to deal with them. In the orchard 

Taking Vegetable Gardening to the Next Level
Learn how to extend your growing season, year round crops, crop rotation, cover crops, trellising, containers, more on pests and diseases.    At the vegetable beds

Evaluate and Improve Your Irrigation System
Learn to identify how you are wasting water and how to improve the efficiency of your system. Don Smith, Folsom City Water Management Coordinator at the irrigation display 

Water Efficient Plant Selection-Preparing for Plant Sales
Learn how to evaluate your site, select the right plants for the right place, and make a list of plants that work for your site before you go to the season’s best plant sales.  On the round patio in the WEL garden 

 

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