Join our 2019 Gardening Seminars where UC Master Gardeners and other Professionals and Experts will covering topics including:

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Friday, February 8      

1:00     Natives

By Melanie Baer Keeley, California Native Plant Society

 2:00    Rose Care

By Anne Skinner, Master Gardener

 3:00     Gardening with Bulbs

By Karl Church, Master Gardener

 4:00     Growing Succulents

By Priscilla Girard, Master Gardener

Saturday, February 9

11:00   Vegetable Starts

By Steven Lee, Quaker Oaks Farm

12:00   Natives  

By Melanie Baer Keeley, California Native Plant Society

1:00     Principles of Landscape Design

By Melanie McKenzie, Biomirage Landscape Design in association with Luis Nursery

2:00     Creating a Pollinator Garden

By Patty Bietz, Master Gardener

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3:00     Gourds: Function and Art

By Toni Best, Tulare Sequoia Gourd Group

4:00     Citrus in the Home Garden

By Neil Fernaugh and Patti Phillips, Master Gardeners

5:00     To Be Announced

By The Home Depot      

Sunday, February 10  

11:00    To Be Announced

By The Home Depot

12:00   Growing Tomatoes

By Peggy Downs, Master Gardener

1:00     Bravo Lake Rose Garden - Come Join us!

By Chuck House, Woodlake Kiwanis

2:00     Landscaping with Natives

By Peyton Ellas, Author & Master Gardener

3:00     Vegetable Starts

By Steve Lee, Quaker Oaks Farm


Meet author and local Master Gardener, Peyton Ellas

Mixing inspiration with practical advice, this primer, organized around the major topics of “Designing”, “Planting”, “Maintaining”, and “Plants and Special Uses”, can help property owners and managers succeed in creating great inland and foothill California gardens.”

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“Anyone who has moved inland from coastal areas, or anyone who has read the books, blog posts and articles based on coastal-California gardening, soon discovers that it’s a different story once you try to establish a native-based garden in the Great Central or other inland valleys, or up into the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. Not quite Mediterranean, not quite desert, with different soils, monocrop agriculture, and different weather patterns, our inland valleys and foothills can nonetheless be home to some of the best California gardens that conserve precious resources like water and time, increase habitat, encourage native species, and look beautiful.”