UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County
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UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County

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Feel free to contact Jan Fetler (689-5545) with changes.

Frost protection

Frosty Chard
Cold weather will damage some plants. Read about how to protect sensitive plants.

Worm Composting Workshop

Worm Composting Workshop

Saturday, February 22, 2020
10 AM till NOON

Worm composting is neat, easy and odorless--ideal for indoor or outdoor locations.  Learn how and take worms and a bin home.  $25. 

Register now! Deadline February 3.

Composting Special Event

Compost, it's easy to do!

Saturday, March 28, 2020
10 AM till NOON

Convert yard waste to a valuable soil amendment.  You'll take home a compost bin and everything you need to get started.

$20.  Details/registration.

Open Garden - Horticulture Center

Open Garden!
Saturday, March 14, 2020
9 AM - Noon
Fair Oaks Horticulture Center

Don't miss this FREE event!

Visit us at the State Fair!

Friday, July 17 through
Sunday, August 2, 2020
10 AM - 8 PM Friday - Sunday
11 AM - 8 PM Monday - Thursday
The Farm at Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento

Harvest Day resources

We hope you enjoyed Harvest Day. Visit our Resource List for plenty of useful publications.

Don't miss our Fair Oaks Horticulture Center Open Gardens for September and October.  We hope to see you there.

2020 holiday office hours

The UCCE Office will be closed:

  • Monday, November 11 for Veterans Day
  • Thursday and Friday, November 26 and 27 for Thanksgiving
  • Monday, December 21, 2020 through Friday, January 1, 2021 for end of the year holidays

Pruning Workshop

Join us for our first event of 2020.

Pruning Workshop - Free!
Saturday, January 18
9 AM till Noon
Fair Oaks Horticulture Center

See the Agenda. (PDF)


Master Gardener Training

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Do you (or someone you know) want to become a Master Gardener?

Training for 2020 has been scheduled and the application deadline is October 18. Visit our Training page for an application and more.

Program Coordinator

Judy McClure
UC Cooperative Extension
Master Gardeners of Sacramento County

4145 Branch Center Road
Sacramento, CA 95827
1 (916) 875-6719

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

Webmaster Email: janfetler@gmail.com