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
March 16, 7:30am–12:30pm

See all events.



Registration is Required
Registration is  available on our Workshops page.

Garden Tool Care
March 15, 10:30am–12 pm

Gardening for a Life Time and Yoga for Gardeners NEW
March 19, 1–2:30pm

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. This section will be updated over the next few months, so please check back.



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

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

Branches of forced flowers in a vase.

What's Hot Now
I keep seeing “chill hours” listed on fruit and nut tree tags. What are they, and why are they important?

Gardening Tips for March

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

The Gray Pine
Finding an Ecological Niche:  A Three-Part Series on Selected Foothill Woodland and Chaparral Species, Part Two: The Gray Pine By Laura Lukes, UC Master Gardener of Butte County, March 8,...


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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