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The Real Dirt

  • An angel (or fairy) sculpture creates a pleasant accent in this calming rock garden area. Debi Durham
    Healing Gardens

    Quiet, solitude and a connection with nature can be vital to one's peace of mind. Health care centers and hospitals have discovered this, and often incorporate garden spaces into their architectural designs with an eye towards reducing anxiety and...

Ask Us!

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The Hotline is now open for help with your yard and garden problems.
Hours: Tuesday 9am-12pm

Call us at 530-552-5812

Drop by the Butte County Cooperative Extension Office
5 County Center Drive, Oroville, CA 95965

Email questions to us at mgbutte@ucanr.edu.

Find out the questions we may ask when you contact us.

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

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The second edition of the Butte County Garden Guide and Three-Year Journal is now available to purchase on our website. 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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