Gardening Workshops



Click here to register online through the Parks and Recreation registration site. Remember to have your course code(s) handy!
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. All workshops are hosted at the Utility Exploration Center (1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd) unless otherwise noted.

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.

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-Up2 FREE Workshops offered!
DIY Irrigation Tune-Up
Saturday, March 18, 2017 10am-noon

Location: Utility Exploration Center (1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd)
Course Code 76828

Location: Maidu Community Center (1550 Maidu Dr)
Course Code 80178

Spring forward to gardening season by attending these workshops 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. These are hands-on workshops to assist you in finding solutions for your specific irrigation issues.

Note: These workshops are 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.