Butte County Master Gardeners
Butte County Gardening Guide
Compiled and edited 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.
Available at the Chico and Paradise Farmers Markets at the Spring Fever booth, the Patrick Ranch Gift Store, Magnolia Gift and Garden, ABC Books, Little Red Hen, and the Butte County Cooperative Extension Office.
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.
Gridley Farmers Market
Chico Farmers Market
Paradise Farmers Market
Oroville Farmers Market
Classes & Workshops
OLLI classes and Master Gardener workshops at the Demonstration Garden at Patrick Ranch will start again in September.
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. Check out where we'll be on the Events page.
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
Thinking about Heat when Choosing and Placing Garden Plants
By Barbara Ott, Butte County Master Gardener, July 15, 2016. Most gardeners are aware of the national USDA Hardiness Zones and the Sunset Climate Zones. The USDA zone map is primarily used to assess if a plant has the ability to survive freezes,...
Demonstration Garden Blog
Floppy Flower Phenomenon
We did it! We finally got through the deadheading and the pruning of all the gardens that that applies to. I have to tell you that this is a very hard time for a garden and its admirers. Spring comes in with a blast of blossoms in what seems like a...
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