UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County
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Harvest Day!

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
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Harvest Day!


2018 Business Sponsors

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


2018 Speakers

Building Resilient Gardens
Karrie Reid
Environmental Horticulture Advisor
UCCE San Joaquin County
Read more about Karrie
Grow Fruit in Limited Space
Using Size Control
Ed Laivo
Fruit Tree and Edible Landscape Expert
Read more about Ed

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”

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

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

Mini Workshops/Demos
(15 minutes each)


  • 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.

Where to find it

Download the FOHC map. (PDF 1.8MB)


2018 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

2018 Vendors

  • 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


2018 Food trucks

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



  • Grape tasting

Master Gardener sales (cash/check only)

  • 2019 Calendar
  • Worm bins
  • Bulb Workshop Registration
  • Grape plants in the vineyard
  • Make-your-own solar dyed botanical scarves

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

Webmaster Email: mgsacramento@ucanr.edu