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

UC Master Gardeners of Butte County

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Gardening Help

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Master Gardeners at an Event

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

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

Master Gardener Plant Sale
October 27, 10am–2pm
Workshops start at 9am
Rain or Shine!

See all events.



Registration is required for all workshops. Visit our Workshops page for workshop descriptions and to register.

Download a printable workshop flyer (pdf).

Worm Composting
October 5, 10 am–11:30 am

Hardscape and How to Build a Water Feature for Your Garden NEW
October 11, 10 am–11:30 am

Firescape Landscaping and Deer Resistant Plantings NEW
October 17, 10 am–11:30 am

Growing a Cutting Garden and Bulbs
October 24, 1 pm–2:30 pm

Native Gardening
October 25, 10 am–11:30 am


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


What's Hot Now

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

Echinacea, Tagetes, Grindelia, and Helianthus…Oh my!: Garden flowers in the Asteraceae family
By Jeff Oster, UC Master Gardener of Butte County, October 19, 2018 Two weeks ago in this column, we introduced a few of the most common ornamental plants in the Asteraceae family. Plants in this...


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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.


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