Public Education Classes
Master Gardeners offer free classes most Saturdays of the year. No advance registration is needed.
- 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.
2014 UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County's April Classes
With summer coming soon it is very important to preserve our water resources, while protecting the investments in our plants and landscaping. Join Master Gardeners Debbie Hillel and Bob Sherwood as they discuss the basics of home sprinkler and drip irrigation systems. Learn how to provide your plants with the water they need and reduce your water bill.
Location: Veterans Memorial Building, 130 Placerville Dr., Placerville, CA
19: Plant Sale
The 5th Annual Spring Plant Sale put on by the Master Gardeners of El Dorado County will be held April 19, 2014. Featured this year will be many varieties of heirloom tomatoes along with perennials, trees, shrubs and groundcovers that do well in our foothills climate. Waterwise plants will be prominently displayed.
Location: Veterans Memorial Building - Parking Lot, 130 Placerville Dr., Placerville, CA
2014 UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County's May Classes
17: Orchids in the Home
How to grow orchids in your home and get them to bloom. People are welcome to bring their orchids for me to look at if they have questions, and I will have a repotting demonstration.
Location: Bethell-Delfino Agriculture Building, 311 Fair Lane, Placerville
31: Mini Series: Mini-Greenhouses, Bucket Cloning, and Compost Tea
Three classes in one! Learn how to root cuttings in inexpensive miniature greenhouses any time of the year. Learn how to clone the more difficult plants like the pros --with hydroponics and aeroponics. And examine the current scientific research regarding compost tea’s benefits and dangers.
Location: Government Center Hearing Room, Building C, 2850 Fairlane Ct., Placerville