San Luis Obispo County
University of California
San Luis Obispo County

Master Gardeners

Master Gardeners Events and Workshops. Including the schedule of sustainable gardening workshops to be held in the Demonstration Garden on every 3rd Saturday of the month.

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Tomato Extravaganza Aug 20, 2011

It's the annual Tomato Extravaganza,the UC Master Gardeners are celebrating the luscious red (or maybe striped or purple) tomato, queen of summer’s bounty.  Saturday, August 20, 10 am - 2pm at the Seven Sisters demonstration garden at
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Worm Bins will be Available to Purchase

PDF 8/12/11
Rainwater Harvesting- Featuring Brad Lancaster!

A Sustainable Landscaping Symposium

“Turning drains into sponges, rain into beer, water scarcity into water abundance, and urban drool into urban renewal.”  Brad Lancaster

The University of California Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program is proud to present a Sustainable Landscaping Symposium, Saturday April 9, 2011, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm, featuring keynote speaker Brad Lancaster, author of “Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond”. Find creative alternatives in conservation and preservation of water on your property whether it’s a 100 acre ranch or a small city lot. Brad Lancaster will share eight universal principles of water harvesting along with simple strategies that turn water scarcity into water abundance. The morning will also include presentations by Mary Bianchi, UC Horticulture Advisor and Nancy Hartwick, Master Gardener.  Learn about gardening practices that promote energy conservation and the use of native plants in the landscape.  Cost of this program is $45.00 and includes a continental breakfast.  Located at the Paso Robles Culinary Arts Academy, 1900 Golden Hill Road.

Registration is required http://ucanr.org/symposium.  Register early as seating is limited. For more information about our program visit our website http://ucanr.org/sites/mgslo/.

PDF 2/25/11
Summer Garden Color July 31, 2001--Summer garden color spots often begin to appear a bit straggly and seedy this time of the year. PDF 11/8/10
Saving Seeds August 18, 2001--Before the advent of all those colorful seed catalogs, gardeners commonly saved their own seeds for propagating next year's garden vegetables and flowers. PDF 3/30/09
Alien Invasion July 31, 2001--From exotic and far-away lands, tropical and subtropical fruits have staged an insidious, rather well-received invasion of the welcoming Mediterranean climate of the central coast. PDF 11/18/09
Red Gum Lerp Psyllid Attacks the Eucalyptus July 23, 2001--The free ride is over for Eucalyptus trees that have thrived in California relatively pest free since the 1980's. PDF 11/8/10
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