Butte County Master Gardeners
Where to Find Us
We're available to help with your gardening problems at these events. Find out what to bring to get the best answers.
Chico Farmers Market
Classes & Workshops
Workshops in our demonstration garden and OLLI workshops will resume in the spring. Check back mid-January or sign-up for our eNewsletter to be in the know automatically.
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Call the Hotline
Wednesday 9-12 pm
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. Find out when and where.
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.
Compiled by the Butte County Master Gardeners. Find out how the Guide can help you with your yard and garden. All proceeds from the guide go to the Demonstration Garden at Patrick Ranch and other Master Gardener community outreach projects in Butte County.
The Real Dirt Blog
By Brent McGhie, Butte County Master Gardener, December 9, 2016. In urban and suburban areas, fences or hedges are typically used to define property lines, block unsightly views, provide privacy screening, and create windbreaks. However, hedgerows are becoming a popular alternative for these landscape duties. While a hedge is made up of a single plant species placed in a...