UC Master Gardeners of Napa County
Monthly Mini Workshops at St. Helena Farmers' Market
Join us 9:30 AM on the second Friday of the month at the east end of the St. Helena Farmers' Market for a Mini Workshop:
- Sept 12: Planning and planting your garden with California Natives. Autumn is the best time to plant Natives in your garden. California Native Plant Society Fall sale October 11 and 12th, for a list of available plants.
- Oct 10: Worms eliminate vegetable waste in your kitchen and give you black gold for your garden.
Master Gardener volunteers:
- are trained, non-paid teaching staff certified to extend practical horticultural information to Napa County residents.
- receive an intensive 88-hour training program over a 3-month period to become certified. Instruction provides a practical course in plant science and horticulture.
- stay up-to-date on current UC research gardening information through continuing education provided by the UC Cooperative Extension.
What we provide:
- Help Desk, free of charge, to answer home gardening questions.
- Integrated Grape Team of Napa County to assist hobby vineyardists with gardening questions.
- Information at public workshops, farmers markets and special events through talks and demonstrations to local groups.
- Home gardening information using gardening resources on this Web site.
- Need a speaker? Master Gardeners are available to speak to your group on a gardening topic.
Master Gardener Calendar
|Home Composting workshop||9/6/2014|
|Worm Composting workshop||9/13/2014|
|Critters in the Garden - Yountville||9/21/2014|
Spill the Beans
Added September 1, 2014
Following Napa's 6.0 earthquake of August 24, everybody has a lot to sweep up. Many houseplants were on the floor, their broken pots and soil mix scattered. My plant casualties were stuffed into...
Added August 15, 2014
Two varieties of long beans are being grown this summer by Field Test members of UC Master Gardeners of Napa County. Gardeners have reported that leaves on their plants have mottled, puckered,...
The Master Gardener program is a volunteer organization associated with the University of California Cooperative Extension. Our mission is to provide educational programs that meet Napa County gardeners' horticultural needs using research-based information.