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Workshops

Gardening from the Ground Up Part 3: Diversity NEW
Thursday, October 1, 2–3pm

Companion Planting
Tuesday, October 6, 10–11:30am

Plant Viruses NEW
Tuesday, October 13, 10–11:30am

Garden Guide NEW
Thursday, October 15, 10–11:30am

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The Real Dirt

  • Eva Case coffeeberry berries (Frangula californica), J. Alosi
    No Fail Natives

    One approach to dealing with drought conditions in the garden is to turn to native plants that are well-acclimated to our local environment.  Some gardeners new to planting natives may be concerned that these plants might require special care, but...

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Contact our Hotline for personalized help with your yard and garden problems.

Volunteers are working via email to respond to your gardening questions. Email mgbutte@ucanr.edu (preferred) or leave a message at the UC Cooperative Extension Office (530-538-7201). Responses will be conducted via email. Learn how to get gardening help.

Advice to Grow By

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Flowers and Landscape Plants
Butte County All-Star Plants
Climate Apropriate Plants for N. California (pdf)

Vegetable Planting Guides for the Chico Valley Area (pdf) and the Foothills (pdf)

Save Water in Your Home and Yard
Visit our Drought and Water-Wise Gardening section for up-to-date information.

Fire Recovery
Visit our Fire-Safe Landscape section for information on soil recovery, and how to plan your landscape to hinder fire.

Garden Guide and Three-Year Journal
NEW EDITION

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Just released—the second edition of the Butte County Garden Guide and Three-Year Journal, with new articles and updated information. Compiled and edited by the UC-trained Master Gardeners of Butte County, this county-specific book contains research-based, and sustainable information and tips for every home gardener.

Just $25 and available here.

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