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December 2020

Inside this issue:

  • Amaryllis and poinsettias, and cyclamens, oh my!
  • Fireplace to Fertilizer
  • Using Your Garden as Inspiration for Fall and Holiday Decorating
PDF 12/21/20
June 2020 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • Get Prepared: Defensible Space
  • 2020 Grow Your Own Workshop Series for participating
  • Don't Waste Your Yard Waste: What to do with Green "Waste"
  • Don't Waste Your Yard Waste: The Plastic Bad IS a total Waste!
  • Make a non-combustible zone the 'foundation' of your firewise landscape!
  • Tahoe Home Landscaping Guide - there's great gardening info in there!
  • A Few of our Favorite Natives...
PDF 6/29/20
April 2020 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • Growing Food In Tahoe Workshops
  • My Sleeping Garden Will Awake!
  • Jump Start Your Seeds Indoors!
  • Gardening Through the Seasons....Spring!
PDF 4/23/20
February 2020 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • UCCE Master Gardener Training Recruitment
  • 2019 Annual Report
  • The Rose
  • Propagation of Phalaenopsis cultiver - "Moth" orchid
  • Wood's Rose - Tahoe's Rose
PDF 4/21/20
December 2019 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • 2019 Annual Report
  • UCCE Master Gardener Training Announcement
  • Amaryllis and poinsettias, and cyclamen, oh my!
PDF 4/21/20
September 2019 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • Naturescaping
  • Tahoe Trees & Plants: Red osier dogwood
  • Consider Seed Saving this Fall
  • Tahoe Friendly Gardening for Defensible Space
  • We want your input!
  • Save the Date: UC Master Gardener Statewide Conference Coming to Tahoe
PDF 9/20/19
June 2019 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • Plant Sale: June 22, 2019
  • Growing Food in Tahoe Workshops - that's a wrap!
  • Botanical Drawings
  • Mugo in the Garden
  • Tahoe Friendly Plant Suggestions
  • Gardening through the Seasons Workshop - Summer
  • Free Workshop: How to Design a Tahoe Friendly Garden
PDF 4/21/20
May 2019 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • Wait to plant...
  • Gardening Through the Seasons Workshop
  • Growing Food in Tahoe Workshops
  • Art in the Garden
  • The South Tahoe Garden Club
  • South Shore: Water-wise Landscaping Information and Assistance
  • North Shore: Wilder than Wild Film Screening
  • UCCE Mater Gardener Plant Sale
PDF 4/21/20
April 2019 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • Gardening Through the Seasons Workshop - Spring
  • Nuttall's Cottontails
  • Plants of the Lake Tahoe Basin: Mahala Mat
  • How to Set up a Monarch Waystation
  • What to do While While for Spring: Read some garden books!
  • What is Phenology?
  • Prepping for another season of Growing Food in Tahoe
PDF 4/21/20
February 2019 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • Plant Communication Research 
  • Enjoy Gesneriads! 
  • Select Vegetable Seeds: Check Days to Maturity
  • New Year, New Tahoe Living With Fire Website
  • Garden Tools 101
  • A Gardener is Only as Sharp As His Tools
PDF 4/21/20
November 2018 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • A Year in Review
  • Fire Preparedness and Our Home Landscapes
  • Growing Food in Tahoe
  • Winter Protection
  • A Gift for the Gardener
PDF 4/21/20
October 2018 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • Become a BB's Garden Volunteer -- Support the SLT Branch of El Dorado Library
  • Putting the Garden to Bed
  • Tahoe Plants & Trees -- White Bark Pine
  • Vail's EpicPromise Gives Back to Tahoe City Demo Garden
  • Winterizing Your Garden Tools
PDF 4/21/20
September 2018 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • Lake Tahoe Wildfire Preparation Workshop, 9/13/18
  • Fall Garlic Workshops
  • Fall Into Fall Lawn Care
  • Spring Blooming Bulbs--Planting, Growing & Dividing
  • The Incredible Aphid Eating Machine
  • Blue Elderberry, Sambucus cerulea
PDF 4/21/20
Summer 2018 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • Thursday, August 7th "BB's" Garden Open House & Small Plant Sale
  • How to Attract and Maintain Pollinators in Your Garden
  • TNFAC: Helping residents and visitors plan for wildfire
  • Meaning and Symbolism of Flowers and Plants found at the Tallac Estates Part II
  • What Made that Mound -- A Gopher or a Mole?
  • Q & A: Deadheading?
PDF 4/21/20
February 2018 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • Designing Your Garden
  • Some Books for the Garden Nerd and Not So Nerdy Gardener
  • Let's Talk Herbs
  • Question & Answer: Early Bulb Emergence?
  • FREE Tahoe Friendly Garden Workshops - Spring at the SLT Library
  • Growing Food in Tahoe Workshops - Join us & get plants for your garden
PDF 4/21/20
April 2018 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • Community Soup Night
  • Free Tahoe Friendly Garden Workshops
  • Growing Food in Tahoe Workshops
PDF 4/21/20
November 2017 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • Learn it, Grow It, Teach it! - 22 New Master Gardeners Being Trained
  • Winterizing Your Garden Tools
  • Growing Food in Tahoe Workshops
  • Winter Gardeners: What does a Gardener do in the winter?
  • Floriography: Meaning and Symbolism of Flowers & Plants at the Tallac Estates
  • Tahoe School Goes Green: LTESM (Magnet) School's Green Space Project
  • Quaking Aspen - Populus tremuloides
PDF 4/21/20
July 2017 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • Learn it, Grow It, Teach it! - Join us! Become a UCCE Master Gardener of Lake Tahoe 
  • Growing Food in Lake Tahoe Series...
  • New Plant Guide available: Choosing the Right Plants 
  • (NATIVE) Tahoe Trees & Plants: The Cones that Almost Never Fall
  • Right Plant, Right Place 
  • Who is Your Pest? Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrel or Chipmunk?
PDF 4/21/20
May 2017 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • Growing Food in Lake Tahoe Series - Yes it can be done, and you can get FREE plants!
  • Annual Plant Sale Changes
  • Broken tree branches getting you down?
  • Tahoe Friendly Garden Program
PDF 4/21/20
December 2016 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • Winter Watering
  • A gift for the gardener in your life: forcing paperwhite bulbs (Narcissus tazetta)
  • How to Select and Care for a Healthy Poinsettia
  • Holiday Season Brings Poisonous Plants in Home
  • Winter Care for Your House Plants
  • Winterizing Garden Tools
  • Resources: July & Winter- Growing Food in the Sierra
  • Gardening Books for Lil Ones...
  • Federal Funding Available to Address Tree Mortality on Private Forestlands
PDF 4/21/20
July 2016 eNews

In This Issue:

  • Learn it, Grow it, Teach it!
  • NATIVE: Tahoe Trees & Plants: Sulfur Flower, Buckwheat
  • Tahoe Trees & Plants: Sulfur Flower, Buckwheat
  • Comparative Phenology Study: Strawberry
  • Regulations: Trapping vertebrate pests
  • Bugs: Aphids
  • IPM: Earwigs
  • Spotlight on a Public Garden: LTCC Demo Garden
  • Lake Tahoe Basin: Summer 2016 workshops & events
PDF 4/21/20
June 2016 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • June Day Jamboree & Plant Sale
  • Learn it, Grow it, Teach it!
  • 2016 Public Garden Tours: when, where & how to sign-up
  • Tahoe Trees & Plants: Mountain Delphinium
  • Evans Family Garden
  • School Crossing...
  • Regulations, Agencies & Interested Parties: Farmers Markets
  • Bugs: Lacewings
  • Garden Tips: Tennis Ball Container
  • Lake Tahoe Basin: Summer 2016 workshops & events
PDF 4/21/20
May 2016 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • Save the Date! Plant Sale, June 11th
  • Learn it, Grow it, Teach it!
  • Onions Phenology Part II: The Bermuda Onion
  • Garden Workshop Series: Strawberry Phenology and Grow-out Trials
  • Summer 2016 Public Garden Tours Announced
  • Garden Tips: Growing vegetables from seeds
  • Bugs are Incredible: The Good (Pollinators--Bees)
  • Spotlight on a Public Garden: Truckee Demonstration Garden
  • Flower Power: Sunflower
  • Tahoe Trees & Plants: Woods rose
  • Vegetable Spotlight: Asparagus
  • Upcoming Events...
  • Horticultural Review & Notes...
PDF 4/21/20
April 2016 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • Asparagus Phenology Workshop
  • Our Climate is Changing
  • Earth Day around Lake Tahoe
PDF 4/21/20
March 2016 eNews

In This Issue:

  • Coordinator's Corner
  • Upcoming Events & Opportunities...
  • Growing Vegetables Year-Round at 7300+ Feet
  • Phenology, it isn't just fun to say...
  • Onion Phenology Part I: Wethersfield Red Onion
  • Is Glyphosate a Carcinogen? And Bacon too!
  • Tahoe Trees & Plants: Spotlight on the Red Fir
  • Spotlight on a Lake Tahoe Public Garden: Tahoe City Field Station, Eriksson Education Center Demonstration Garden
  • Learn it, Grow it, Teach it! Become a UCCE Master Gardener of Lake Tahoe
PDF 4/21/20
January 2015 eNews

In This Issue

  • Quick Links
  • Let It Grow...
  • Planting Zone Maps
  • 2015 Master Gardener Training
  • Manzanita, January Bee Plant...
  • Lake Tahoe Gardening Q & A...
PDF 4/21/20
Fall 2014 eNews

In This Issue

  • Quick Links
  • What's Bugging You...
  • 2015 Master Gardener Training
  • 6th Annual Conservation Landscape Tour
  • Garden Q & A: Deadheading
  • New Coordinator Joins Master Gardeners of Lake Tahoe...
PDF 4/21/20
Spring 2014 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • Re-imagining Grass in Lake Tahoe Landscapes
  • Upcoming Events
  • Reaching for the Rake
  • Squash: Start Now for a Celebration of Summer
PDF 4/21/20
August 2013 eNews

Inside this issue:

  • Who Is Your Pest?
  • Master Gardener Training This Fall
  • Make Your Own Insecticidal Soap
  • Microclimates. Micro-worlds
  • Garden Tools
  • Q & A on Watering Trees
  • Go Native
  • Green Thumb Gardening
  • Junk Your Juniper - get a new plant!
  • Planting for Pollinatos
PDF 4/21/20
July 2013 eNews

Up coming classes.

PDF 4/21/20
June 2013 eNews

Lake Tahoe Master Gardeners are beginning their Green Thumb Gardening Classes, June 24th. Workshops will be held from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. at three location each week around the Lake!

Download to see all the great classes available.

PDF 4/21/20
May 2013 eNews

In This Issue...

Welcome; Upcoming Events; Planning Your Tahoe Garden and Landsape; Start With Your Soil; What is Edible Landscaping; and Going Native.

PDF 4/21/20