Public Education Classes
Master Gardeners offer free classes most Saturdays of the year. No advance registration is needed in most cases.
Download the 2017 Master Gardener Public Education Sept - Nov Class Schedule for El Dorado County.
Download the 2018 Master Gardener Public Education Jan - Mar 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.
2017 UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County's November Classes
11/18 Gardening in the Foothills - Instructor: Steve Savage
Join Master Gardener and retired meteorologist Steve Savage to learn about gardening in our unique environment. Explore plant hardiness zones; effects of light, heat, and terrain on plants; micro-climates; frost formation and protection; and how to make short range forecasts for your garden.
9am – noon/Free Class Government Center Hearing Room, Bldg C. 2850 Fairlane Court, Placerville
2017 UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County's December Classes
12/9 Saturdays with Barry - Instructor: Barry Wold
A lot of things are happening in the vegetable garden. Barry will explain various planting, thinning and pest control needs as well as needs for the success of your vegetable garden during each month’s demonstration.
10 – 12/Free Class - Sherwood Demonstration Garden, 6699 Campus Drive in Placerville.
Note: Time change to 10:00am. This will continue through March due to weather. Parking Fee (began June 2017): $2.00 (see kiosks in college parking lot)
THE SHERWOOD DEMONSTRATION GARDEN
Opens in April - Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 am to Noon. Closed on rainy days.
Parking Fee (began June 2017): $2.00 (see kiosks in college parking lot)