UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County
University of California
UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County

Public Education Classes

Master Gardeners offer free classes most Saturdays of the year. No advance registration is needed.

Download the 2015 January through June Free Public Education Class Schedule.

Master Gardeners will be offering classes at the Cameron Park Community Center in 2015.

Download the 2015 Free Public Education Class schedule for Cameron Park Community Center.

  • Classes start at 9:00 and usually run until Noon, unless otherwise noted.
  • Please call to confirm the class location or check this website; the location may change due to circumstances beyond our control.

2015 UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County's January Classes

10:  Pruning Fruit Trees

Master Gardener Walt Miller will conduct the class, which will present and discuss the following: The physiology of tree basics on how and when they grow, how to prune to minimize injury to the tree, when to prune and when not to prune, and what to prune to establish a structurally sound tree which produces fruit.

Location: Veterans Memorial Building, 130 Placerville Drive, Placerville, CA

24:  Fire Wise Landscaping

Do you want to create an attractive and fire-wise landscape?  Join Master Gardener Robin Stanley and retired CALFIRE Chief Deputy Director Mark Stanley to learn how to balance aesthetics and safety to increase the chance that your property and home can withstand a wildfire.  You’ll leave with an individualized list of recommended changes.

Location: Government Center Hearing Room, Building C, 2850 Fairlane Court, Placerville, CA

31:  Beekeeping

Want to do something to improve your gardens and help the world at the same time? Consider keeping bees! Instructor Sharlet Elms will introduce you to beekeeping in your backyard, explain the current state of bees, and how bees affect your everyday life, and the process of maintaining a hive or two. The class will also give you some resources for getting started. 

Location: TBD

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