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Learn & Explore: Workshops, Videos, Books & Magazines


Videos of some of our past workshops can be found on the Butte County Master Gardeners YouTube channel.


California Master Gardener Program 
A list of workshops held by the Master Gardeners throughout the state.

Friends of the Herbarium Workshops  
The Chico State Herbarium is the most complete repository of plant specimens from northeastern California.  They offer low cost workshops and classes on various botanical topics.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at CSU, Chico
Butte County Master Gardeners conduct a series of workshops in the spring and fall. Workshops for the upcoming semester are listed right before the semester begins.


California Master Gardener Lecture Series
This series of videos covers home orchards, vegetable gardens, irrigation and water management, turf grass, weed and pest management, plant diseases, and landscape trees.

Pruning Young Trees for Structure and Form
Step by step videos on how to train young trees, what they should look like, and general pruning tips and techniques.

Digital Classroom
Pacific Horticulture Society’s online learning series connects gardeners with some of the most intriguing horticultural and environmental issues of our time. 

Books and Magazines

Garden Gate Magazine

Flora (member magazine of the California Native Plant Society)

Pacific Horticulture Magazine (member magazine)

Edible Shasta-Butte Magazine

Sunset Western Garden Book

American Horticulture Society A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants