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 9th by 5pm.


Where to Find Us

Bush Poppies

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

Chico Farmers Market
June 15, 7:30am to 12:30pm

Paradise Farmers Market
June 18, 7:30am to noon

Oroville Farmers Market
June 22, 7:30am to noon

Classes & Workshops

Bee house

Workshops will start again in September. Check back here for more information, or sign-up for our e-Newsletter to receive the upcoming workshop schedule along with gardening tips and information, or like us on Facebook.


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

mulching mower

What's Hot Now
When is the best time to divide bearded irises? Answer.

Gardening Tips for July

Vegetable Planting Guides
Chico Valley Area
Foothills (pdf)

Butte County All-Star Plants NEW

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

Planting Design Basics: Developing a Plant List
By Laura Lukes and Eve Werner, UC Master Gardener of Butte County, July 14, 2017. Welcome to this special interval in our series on Planting Design Basics.  Before diving into our final...


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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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