Public Education Classes
Master Gardeners offer free classes most Saturdays of the year. No advance registration is needed.
Download the 2017 Master Gardener Public Education May - Aug Class Schedule for El Dorado County.
Download the 2017 Master Gardener Public Education Sept - Nov Class Schedule for El Dorado County.
- Classes start at 9:00 and usually run until Noon, unless otherwise noted.
- Please call to confirm the class location or check this website; the location may change due to circumstances beyond our control.
8/09 Stone Fruit: From Garden to Table Instructors: MGs and MFPs
Master Gardeners and Master Food Preservers combine their knowledge in a class on stone fruit. MGs will discuss the care and feeding for stone fruit trees, and the most common diseases and pests in our area. Then MFPs will show you how to preserve your garden bounty in fun and creative ways, from basic canned fruit to chutneys and BBQ sauces.
9am – noon/Free Class Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive, Cameron Park
8/12 Fall and Winter Vegetables Instructor: Zack Dowell
Would you like to continue to harvest luscious, home-grown vegetables even after the heat of summer subsides? If so, now is the time to plant for a fall and winter harvest. Learn how to grow a successful winter vegetable garden from UCCE Master Gardener Zack Dowell. FREE CLASS
9am – noon Government Center Hearing Room, Building C, 2850 Fairlane Court, Placerville
8/12 Saturdays with Barry Instructor: Barry Wold
A lot of things are happening in the summer vegetable garden. Barry will explain various planting, thinning, and pest control methods as well as needs for the success of your vegetable garden during each month’s demonstration.
9am – 11am/Free Class Sherwood Demonstration Garden, 6699 Campus Drive, Placerville
Note: $2 Parking fee for all days has gone into effect on campus.
THE SHERWOOD DEMONSTRATION GARDEN
Opened April 1st - Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 am to Noon. Closed on rainy days.
Parking Fee (beginning in June 2017): $2.00 (see kiosks in college parking lot)