UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County
University of California
UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County

Classes & Events

Master Gardeners offer free classes most Saturdays of the year. No advance registration is needed in most cases.

Download the 2019 Master Gardener Public Education January - April 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.

2019 UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County's January Classes

1/12 2nd Saturdays Open Garden Day Instructors: Barry Wold and Team

A lot of things are happening in the winter vegetable garden.
Master Gardener Barry and Team 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. Today's focus will be on growing succulents and perennial gardens.

9-11am/Free Class Sherwood Demonstration Garden, 6699 Campus Drive, Placerville


1/26 Fire-wise Landscaping

More information coming soon...

9am-noon/Free Class at the Government Center Hearing Room, 2850 Fairlane Court, Placerville

2019 UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County's February Classes

2/2 Spring & Summer Vegetables

It's time to prepare the garden for the delicious spring and summer vegetables. Master Gardener Zack Dowell will discuss garden plant selection, planting times, site selection, soil preparation, proper seed planting techniques, and pest management.

9am-noon/Free Class at the Government Center Hearing Room, 2850 Fairlane Court, Placerville


2/9 2nd Saturdays Open Garden Day Instructors: Barry Wold and Team

A lot of things are happening in the winter vegetable garden. 
Master Gardener Barry and Team 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. Today's focus will be on growing succulents, straw bale gardening, cold frames and other season extenders.

9-11am/Free Class Sherwood Demonstration Garden, 6699 Campus Drive, Placerville


2/13 Citrus from Tree to Table Instructors: Master Gardeners and Master Food Preservers

Join Master Gardener Phyllis Lee and Master Food Preserver Jane Alexander in a wonderful presentation on how to grow and preserve citrus.  Come see how you can grow citrus successfully in our community.  Phyllis Lee will inform the novice and experienced citrus grower in what makes for successful growing in this county, what pests to watch for, how to protect during our cold nights, and harvest.  Jane Alexander will share recipes will for delightful treats that can be made using citrus, including marmalades, citrus peels and salts.

9am-noon/Free Class at the Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive, Cameron Park


2/23 Sustainable Organic Gardening Workshop

See link below for more information.

Workshop Fee $25
Pre-registration required: http://ucanr.edu/sustainable-organic-gardening 
9am-3pm - Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive, Cameron Park

 

THE SHERWOOD DEMONSTRATION GARDEN

Opens in April - Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 am to Noon. Closed on rainy days.

Parking Fee (began June 2017): $2.00 (see kiosks in college parking lot)

Webmaster Email: rkcleveland@ucanr.edu