UC Master Gardeners of Butte County
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UC Master Gardeners of Butte County

UC Master Gardeners of Butte County



Gardening Help

Bush Poppies


Master Gardeners at an Event

For help with your gardening problems visit our informational booth at any of these events.

Chico Farmers Market
April 20, 7:30am–12:30pm

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Registration is Required
Registration is  available on our Workshops page.

April 16, 10:30am–12pm

Plant Sale Workshops
April 20, 9am, 11am, & noon
Join us for 3 workshops during our annual plant sale. No registration required—just stop by.

Year Round Vegetable Gardening Program NEW
April 25–May 16, 9am–noon

View or download the printable workshops flyer (pdf).


Fire Recovery

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


Call the Hotline

Wednesday 9 am-12 pm
Thursday 1-4 pm

Call 530-538-7201

Or, drop by the Butte County Cooperative Extension Office
2279-B Del Oro Avenue 
Oroville, CA 95965

Or email Us at mgbutte@ucanr.edu

You never can tell what's at the root of the problem. Find out what you can do to help us solve it.


Gardening Tips and Guides

example of fruit thinning

What's Hot Now
Fruit thinning seems wasteful to me – I want more fruit, not less! Do I really need to do it?

Gardening Tips for April

Vegetable Planting Guides

Flowers and Landscape Plants

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



The Real Dirt Blog

BCMG Demonstration Garden

Just Don’t Call It Senior Gardening!
By Laura Lukes, UC Master Gardener of Butte County, April 19, 2019 “Gardening becomes increasingly difficult as we age, yet the garden beckons as strongly as ever,” notes Butte County...


Stay In Touch

Keep informed about our events and workshops.



Gardening Guide

Butte County Gardening Guide

Compiled by the Butte County Master Gardeners, and now available to provide research-based, sustainable help with your yard and garden. All proceeds go to Master Gardener community outreach projects in Butte County. Just $20 and available here.


Give a Gift to the Butte Co. Master Gardeners

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