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 2016 Master Gardener Public Education 4th Quarter Class Schedule for El Dorado County.

  • 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.

2016 UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County's October Classes

10/15 Workshop Cancelled due to weather 

10/22 Raised Bed Gardening Instructor: Mike Pavlick

What are the benefits of raised bed gardening? Many! What can you grow in your raised beds? You will be surprised! Come and learn what type of materials make a good raised bed, what soils are best for this type of gardening and how watering requirements may be different. FREE CLASS

9:00 am - noon Government Center Hearing Room Building “C,” 2850  Fairlane Drive, Placerville

10/29 Gardening With Grasses Instructor: Sue McDavid

Do you want an almost perfect plant that doesn't suffer pest or disease problems? Then, ornamental grasses are for you. Learn more about these versatile and beautiful plants, including which grasses do well in our area, which don't, how to irrigate grasses and the best ways to maintain them. (Rain cancels class)

9:00 am - noon Sherwood Demonstration Garden, 6699 Campus Drive, Placerville

Open: Wed/Fri/Sat 10:00 am – 2:00 pm 6699 Campus Drive (Behind the College), Placerville
Closed all day when forcasted temperatures are 95F and above.

Webmaster Email: rkcleveland@ucanr.edu