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Harvest Day 2023

We are in person again this year and can't wait to see you!  Harvest Day 2023 will be bigger and better than ever.

TODAY, Saturday, August 5
8 A.M. till 2 P.M.
Find details

Open Garden

Wednesday, October 11, 9 AM - Noon
Fair Oaks Horticulture Center

Wander around the demonstration gardens, ask questions and get advice on water-efficient plants, cool season vegetables and much more.

Frost protection

Frosty Chard
Cold weather will damage some plants. Be prepared to protect sensitive plants.

Visit us at the State Fair!

Friday, July 14 through
Sunday, July 30, 2023
10 AM - 8 PM Friday - Sunday
11 AM - 5 PM Monday - Thursday
The Farm at Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento

Pruning Workshop

We miss you!

As you might have guessed, there will be no January pruning workshop at the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center.    

When we are cleared to hold events, you'll find them on the FOHC Schedule.

Open Garden - Horticulture Center

Wednesday Open Garden!

Our last Open Garden for 2022.
October 12, 9 AM till Noon
Fair Oaks Horticulture Center
Don't miss this FREE event! Details

Harvest Day 2021 brochure

Harvest Day 2021


Download the Harvest Day 2021 brochure (PDF 1.6MB)



Worm Composting Special Event

Sorry! This workshop is full.
Saturday, October 22, 2022
10 AM till NOON

Worm composting is neat, easy and odorless--ideal for indoor or outdoor locations.  Take worms and a bin home. Learn more!

The vineyard

October is the time to eat grapes and inspect plants for leaf problems.

See what to do in October in your vineyard.

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.

Master Gardener training

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The application period for Sacramento County Master Gardener training in 2023 has closed.  Please visit our Training page for information on future training opportunities.

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.

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.

Home » Support us » Gardening Guide and Calendar

Learn more about this year's issue of the Gardening Guide and Calendar, then buy it below. Watch the video here or on YouTube.

Zoom presentation - Cacti and Succulents

Thanks for attending!  Find handouts here.

Join us on Zoom for lunch Thursday, April 8, 2021, 12:15 PM. Learn about growing cacti and other succulents in Sacramento County.

COVID-19 Update

In an abundance of caution during the COVID-19 crisis and the recommendations of various public health agencies we are not currently accepting phone calls, walk-ins or specimen drop offs at our Master Gardener Help Desk at the UCCE Sacramento office.

Program Coordinator

Judy McClure
UC Cooperative Extension
Master Gardeners of Sacramento County

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


If you joined us for this first ever Virtual Harvest Day, we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.

Please help us make future events even better for you by answering a few short questions.

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

Webmaster Email: mgsacramento@ucanr.edu