UC Master Gardeners of Butte County
University of California
UC Master Gardeners of Butte County

UC Master Gardeners of Butte County

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Gardening Help

Master Gardeners at a public event


Master Gardeners at an Event

Interested in becoming a Master Gardener?

Learn more about the program.

Attend an orientation.

Get the Application—due October 13th by 5pm.


Where to Find Us

Bush Poppies

For help with your gardening problems visit our informational booth at any of these events.

Paradise Farmers Market
September 19, 7:30am to noon

Chico Farmers Market
September 16, 7:30am to 12:30pm

Oroville Farmers Market
September 23, 7:30am to noon

Classes & Workshops

Bee house

Espalier Garden
September 14, 10–11:30 am 

Winter Vegetable Garden NEW!
September 21, 10 am–11:30 am

Succulents NEW!
September 26, 10–11:30 am

Garden Design Basics
September 28, 10–11:30 am

All workshops


Call the Hotline

Wednesday 9-12 pm
Thursday 1-4 pm

Call 530-538-7201

Or, drop by the Butte County Cooperative Extension Office
2279-B Del Oro Avenue 
Oroville, CA 95965

Catch us in person

Look for us at local Farmers Markets or at one of our informational booths. Find out when and where.

Gardening Tips and Guides


What's Hot Now
It has been a really hot summer, but winter vegetables will need to be started soon. When is the best time to transplant nursery-grown winter vegetables into the garden? Answer.

Gardening Tips for September

Vegetable Planting Guides
Chico Valley Area
Foothills (pdf)

Butte County All-Star Plants 

Climate Apropriate Plants for Northern California (pdf)

Visit our Drought and Water-Wise Gardening section for up-to-date information on how to save water in your home and yard.

  Give a Gift to the Butte Co. Master Gardeners


The Real Dirt Blog

BCMG Demonstration Garden

Daffodils from January to April
By Jeff Oster, UC Butte County Master Gardeners, September 15, 2017. According to one version of the Greek legend, the beautiful young hunter Narcissus fell in love with his own reflection in a pool...


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BCMG Demonstration Garden

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Gardening Guide

Butte County Gardening Guide

Compiled by the Butte County Master Gardeners, and now available to provide research-based, sustainable help with your yard and garden. All proceeds go to Master Gardener community outreach projects in Butte County. Just $25 and available here.


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