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Workshops for Fall 2020

About the Workshops

Registration and cancellations
  • Registration is required for all workshops.
  • Zoom meeting ID number will be e-mailed a few days before the workshop.
  • Need to cancel? Just email us at anrmgbutte@ucanr.edu.
Workshop Locations

In order to comply with state and local COVID-19 guidelines, workshops will be conducted via Zoom. A computer, tablet, or smart phone is required. Learn how to join a Zoom meeting.


Please email us at anrmgbutte@ucanr.edu. Be sure to include your phone number in case we need to contact you.

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Compost Workshop NEW

Wednesday, November 18, 10:30–11:30am

Join a Butte County Master Gardener who is a long time composter, with 15 years experience in both cold and warm composting. In this workshop we will discuss other types of composting, helpful composting tools, and review tips for building bins. We will address carbon: nitrogen ratios while keeping it simple. Let's create healthier soil by making your soil amendments available to you and your garden.

Register for the Compost Workshop

Tree Selection  NEW

Saturday, November 21, 10–11:00am

Join our Certified Basic Arborist, owner of Arbor and Earth landscaping and tree service, to learn how to inspect and select trees from the nursery. He will provide guidance on selecting and preparing the right site and explain how to plant and stake a tree. He will also cover watering needs and different methods of irrigation, as well as how to diagnose and treat common problems affecting landscape trees. The workshop will conclude with a discussion of pruning: when and how to prune trees, and the appropriate kinds of pruners to use.

Register for Tree Selection