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Master Gardener Workshops and Lecture Series

UC Merced Extension - California drought friendly landscaping brought to you by the Merced County Master Gardeners.

UC Merced Extension is proud to partner with the UC Cooperative Extension, to bring you the Merced County Master Gardener Program. Together, UC Cooperative Extension and the Merced County Gardner Program, seek to be the preferred source of research-based information on gardening, landscape and resource conservation for the residents of Merced County. Master Gardeners accomplish this through extension and informative outreach programs.


Hands-On Workshop Schedule:

FREE Plant Starts and Seeds
Saturday, October 8
| 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM 

Workshop information:

  • Learn what grows best in containers.
  • Discover the ease of starting plants from seed.
  • New vegetable varieties you may learn to love (i.e., broccoli raab).
  • Learn how day length determines which onions to grow.
  • Is it really worth the time and effort to grow some vegetables? If so, which ones?
  • What types of lettuce are more nutritional?
  • Grow a super garden. What are superfoods?
  • Which herbs grow best in cool weather?

 

Upcoming workshops:

  • November: TBD
  • December: TBD
  • January 12 and 14: All About Roses and Pruning Exercise
  • January 26 and 28: Selecting Fruit Trees/Grape Vines and Pruning Exercise
  • February 11: Propagation: Seeds, Cutting, Layering, and More

 

Workshop Cost

Upcoming workshops are free to attend unless otherwise stated. Suggested $5 donation.

RSVP

Call 209-385-7403 and reserve your place.
Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.. to 12 p.m.. and 1 to 5 p.m.

Location

Unless otherwise stated, all workshops are held at:
UC Cooperative Extension
2415 Wardrobe Avenue
Merced, Ca 95341

 

Lecture Series Schedule:

You can apply for continuing education credit (CEU) through UC Merced Extension for an additional $50 for 1 CEU if you attend six lectures.

Lecture Series Cost

Upcoming workshops are free to attend unless otherwise stated. 

RSVP

Are not required unless otherwise stated.

Location

Unless otherwise stated, all lectures are held at:
UC Cooperative Extension
2415 Wardrobe Avenue
Merced, Ca 95341