Fall Plant Sale

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 10am–2pm


What's Hot Now

leaffooted bugs (Leptoglussus)

Question of the Month: I found these weird bugs all over my tomatoes! What are they? Answer

Editor's Pick for October: Western Spice Bush (Calycanthus occidentalis)

Gardening tips for October.


All Events


Canning and Pickling NEW
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 10am–12:30pm

Turning Lawns to Natives NEW
Thursday, Oct. 10, 10–11:30am,

All About Citrus NEW
Saturday, Oct. 19, 10–11:30am

Plant Sale Drop-in Workshops
Saturday, Oct. 19

  • Gardening with Wildlife, 9am
  • What Weeds Can Tell Us, 11am
  • Increase Native Pollinators in the Garden, 12pm

Rainwater Catchment
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 9–11am,

All Workshops

Give a Gift

Gifts help support the Demonstration Garden at Patrick Ranch and Master Gardener community outreach projects in Butte County.

The Real Dirt

  • California bush anemone by Cindy Weiner
    Conjure Up A Moon Garden

    What is a moon garden? It is a garden that incorporates reflective surfaces, light-colored flowers, fragrant plants, and peaceful sounds, all meant to be enjoyed by the light of the moon. It is the perfect garden spot for...

Ask Us!

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Contact our Hotline for personalized help with your yard and garden problems. Call us, drop by, or send us an email. Find out how.

Events and Farmers Markets
We attend several events and farmers markets throughout the year. Visit one of our informational booths for help with your gardening problems. Samples and photos are always welcome.

Advice to Grow By

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.

Gardening Guide and Three-Year Journal
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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