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 2014 June through December free public education class schedule.

  • 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 September Classes

6: Native Plants and Critters in the Garden

A beautiful and productive garden can also be a certified National Wildlife Federation haven. Learn how to provide good water and shelter for creatures great and small from MGs Thorne Barrager and Judy Thompson.

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

13: Planting Your Soup 

Planting Your Soup!
Planting Your Soup!
A Three Part Presentation including 1) How to choose, grow and harvest your soup vegetables 2) How to store, freeze or dry your ingredients and 3) An actual cooking demo of the dried, stored and frozen products in order to make a great soup in less than 15 minutes. Instructors: Mike Pizza, MG/MFP; Cheryl Knapp, MFP; Gerry Knapp, MG; Phillip Gray, MFP.

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

27: Living with Native Oaks

El Dorado County is graced with handsome and enduring California Oaks. New construction, irrigated lawns and cultivated land can endanger them, and they need proper care to continue to thrive. Join Master Gardener Heidi Napier for a presentation on the various methods to maintain and protect these wonderful trees.

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

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