Gardening Workshops

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Green Gardening Workshop Mini-Series
Join us for our gardening workshops, designed to follow key seasonal tasks to help you keep your garden healthy, beautiful and water-wise. Gardening workshops are taught by Placer County Master Gardeners, City of Roseville Water Efficiency staff and other industry experts that have the know-how to help you keep your landscape sustainable and beautiful.

Gardening classes: $6 Roseville residents | $8 non-residents, unless otherwise noted

Call us at 916.746.1550 to register for the Green Gardening Workshops.
Please register in advance for all gardening workshops. Due to class size limitations, we can not guarantee day-of registrations.

Green Gardener at Home
Green Gardener at Home - 10-week series
January 10 - March 14, 2017, 6:30 - 8:30pm

Course Code 76821
$55 Roseville residents | $65 non-residents

Join us one Tuesday a week for 10 weeks to gain a wealth of information through presentations by Master Gardeners, landscape professionals, and other experts who can help you learn to save money, use water efficiently and sustain a healthy landscape. Learn to improve soil health, how to select and install edible, native and climate appropriate plants, and ways to design and maintain your water-wise landscape that will be beautiful and in harmony with nature.

Tree Pruning and Care
Saturday, January 14, 2017, 10am-noon

Course Code 76830
$6 Roseville residents | $8 non-residents

Learn to protect and shape your trees for maximum health and beauty – from training a young tree to maintaining an old friend. Find out what you can tackle on your own, when to call an expert, and practice basic tree pruning techniques. A bonus session after class is available to get advice on your specific tree questions from arborists and master gardeners.

Growing Your Own Edibles
Growing Your Own Edibles
Saturday, February 11, 2017, 10am-noon

Course Code 76826
$6 Roseville residents | $8 non-residents

Learn the basics of starting your own vegetable garden including how to grow in containers. This course will cover planting (seeds and plants), soil preparation, fertilizing and special requirements for containers.

Vermiculture - Worm Superheroes
Vermiculture - Worm Superheroes
Saturday, March 11, 2017 10am-noon

Course Code 76827
$12 Roseville residents | $15 non-residents

Learn how easy, inexpensive and fun it is to raise worms, the “superheroes” of your garden. We’ll cover bin options, bedding, feeding, general maintenance and the benefits of using vermicompost. This is the perfect class for those who want to compost, but have limited space. Class includes materials and instructions for making your own starter worm bin. Note: Registration fee of $12 Roseville residents, $15 non-residents includes materials fee for worm bin. Live worms will be available for purchase after class.

DIY Irrigation Tune-Up
DIY Irrigation Tune-Up
Saturday, March 18, 2017 10am-noon

Course Code 76828

Spring forward to gardening season by attending this workshop presented by the City of Roseville’s Water Efficiency experts. Get hands-on experience with hassle- free spray and drip repairs, easy electrical trouble shooting and simple irrigation timer tricks. This is a hands-on workshop to assist you in finding solutions for your specific irrigation issues. Note: This workshop is offered free as part of Fix-a-Leak Week. Space is limited, call 916-746-1550 to register in advance.

Basic Composting
Basic Composting
Saturday, April 8, 2017, 10am-noon

Course Code 76819
$6 Roseville residents | $8 non-residents

Learn how to turn your yard clippings and food scraps into soil enriching compost. We’ll cover getting started, various composting methods, bins, equipment and how to use your compost. Each family will receive a free compost bin—truck, van or SUV needed to transport.