Butte County Master Gardeners
Butte County Gardening Guide and Three-year Journal
Compiled and edited by the Butte County Master Gardeners. Find out how the Guide can help you with your yard and garden.
Available at Master Gardener booths at farmers markets throughout Butte County, the Patrick Ranch Gift Store, Magnolia Gift and Garden, ABC Books, Little Red Hen, and the Butte County Cooperative Extension Office.
Spend the Morning with us at Patrick Ranch!!
May 14, 9:00 am–1:00 pm
Monarchs and Milkweed workshop
Historic Glenwood Mansion Tours
Visit the events page for more information.
Where to Find Us
Butte County Master Gardeners Plant Sale
Demonstration Garden Tour
Gridley Farmers Market
Paradise Farmers Market
Chico Farmers Market
Classes & Workshops
Registration is required for all workshops
Monarchs and Milkweed
Spring Pruning of Fruit Trees
Call the Hotline
Or, drop by the Butte County Cooperative Extension Office
Catch us in person
Look for us at local Farmers Markets or at one of our informational booths. Check out where we'll be on the Events page.
Gardening Tips and Guides
What's Hot Now
Visit our Drought and Water-Wise Gardening section for up-to-date information on how to save water in your home and yard.
The Real Dirt Blog
Growing Trees in (Very) Small Spaces: The Art of Bonsai
By Barbara Ott, Butte County Master Gardener, April 19, 2016. There is something magnificent and satisfying about watching a tree develop over time, from seedling to spreading canopy or tall conifer. But we don't all have the space in our gardens...
Demonstration Garden Blog
Update on the Demo Garden
I was looking through my email to see when I last sent an update and I couldn't find it!! I can't believe how time gets away. And, I'm embarrassed to say, I just stopped typing to go out and sit on the patio for a while and just take it all in. It's...
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