UC Master Gardeners of Butte County
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UC Master Gardeners of Butte County

UC Master Gardeners of Butte County

Where to Find Us


Gardening Help

Bush Poppies


Master Gardeners at an Event

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

Chico Farmers Market
November 18, 7:30am–12:30pm

Classes & Workshops

Bee house

The Seeds that Surround Us, with Jennifer Jewell NEW!
November 1 (Wed.), 10–11:30 am

All About Landscape Trees, with Pam Geisel NEW!
November 8 (Wed.), 10 am–noon

Composting/Building Compost Bins
November 9 (Thurs.), 10 am–noon

Permaculture NEW!
November 18 (Sat.), 10 am–noon

All workshops


Give a Gift to the Butte Co. Master Gardeners


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
Can you name five things that need to be done before cold weather sets in (and it will!)? Answer.

Gardening Tips for November

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.


The Real Dirt Blog

BCMG Demonstration Garden

Native Shrubs that Thrive beside Chico’s Lindo Channel
By Jeff Oster, UC Butte County Master Gardener, November 10, 2017. Note:  This is the third in a three-part series on native plants that have proven successful on the author's property along...


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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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