UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County
University of California
UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County

Classes & Events

Master Gardeners offer free classes most Saturdays of the year. No advance registration is needed in most cases.

Download the 2019 Master Gardener Public Education January - April Class Schedule for El Dorado County.

Download the 2019 Master Gardener Public Education May - August Class Schedule for El Dorado County.

  • Classes start at 9:00 and usually run until Noon, unless otherwise noted.
  • Please call to confirm the class location or check this website; the location may change due to circumstances beyond our control.

2019 UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County's May Classes

5/18 CLASS CANCELED

Water Resilient Gardening Instructors: A. Cantelow, K. Veerkamp

2019 UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County's June Classes

Fridays & Saturdays Sherwood Demonstration Garden Open Days Master Gardener Volunteers

Come out and visit our different individual gardens that show off the variety of beautiful plants that can grow in El Dorado County. Master Gardener volunteer docents are available to answer your questions. Open garden days in June are June 1st, 7th, 8th,14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th, and 29th.

9am-noon, $2 parking Sherwood Demonstration Garden, 6699 Campus Drive, Placerville


6/8 2nd Saturday Open Garden Day Master Gardener Volunteers

Master gardeners will cover irrigation -- The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly; and the Succulent Garden will be staffed and ready for questions.

8-10am, $2 parking Sherwood Demonstration Garden, 6699 Campus Drive, Placerville


6/12 What’s in Your Garden? Instructor: A. Bettencourt, A. Brehmer

Join Master Gardeners Anne Bettencourt and Ada Brehmer as they discuss suitable flowers and greenery to bring into the home for all to enjoy. Learn the proper time and manner to cut these plants to maximize indoor beauty and learn how to arrange them for overall effect.

9am-noon Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive, Cameron Park


June 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th El Dorado County Fair! Master Gardener Volunteers

Join us at the El Dorado County Fair! Master Gardeners will be available throughout the fair to talk with people, hand out helpful information and answer your every gardening question. Have a sick plant? Bring in a cutting and we’ll help identify a cure. Located at our information booth Thursday and Friday, 13th and 14th from noon-9:00pm, Saturday 15th 10am-9pm, and Sunday 16th noon to 9pm.

All Day El Dorado County Fairgrounds, Placerville


6/22 Turning Dirt into Gold Instructor: K. Veerkamp

Nurturing soil is one of the best things you can do as a gardener. Plants thrive in soil that is teeming with life. Learn why this really matters and how to modify your soils to improve plant health and reduce disease and pests.

9am-noon Government Center Hearing Room - Bldg C, 2850 Fairlane Court, Placerville

THE SHERWOOD DEMONSTRATION GARDEN

Our sixteen beautiful gardens displaying the variety of plants that grow in our county are open to the public Fridays and Saturdays, April through October, and Master Gardener docents are on hand to answer your questions. 

9am-noon, $2 parking - Sherwood Demonstration Garden, 6699 Campus Drive, Placerville

Parking Fee: $2.00 (see kiosks in college parking lot)

Webmaster Email: rkcleveland@ucanr.edu