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 this year for a series of monthly gardening workshops, each designed to follow key seasonal tasks to help you keep your garden healthy, beautiful and water-wise. Scheduled on the second Saturday of the month, our gardening workshops consist of two separate 2-hour courses starting at 8:30am and ending at 1pm.

All workshops are taught by regional gardening experts knowledgable in composting, garden design, plant health and water efficiency. Choose one or two classes each month and receive a discount based on the number of classes you attend.
Gardening classes: $6 Roseville residents | $8 non-residents
Two classes on the same day: $10 Roseville residents | $14 non-residents 


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.


Spring Tune-Up — Saturday, April 11

The sun is shining and gardens are growing. Prepare for the hot days ahead and you can keep your plants happy and healthy all summer long.

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Advanced Composting
This course is designed for the experienced composter. We will cover topics such as “hot composting,” the carbon/nitrogen ratio and harvesting techniques. This course will also include vermicomposting (composting with worms) and brewing vermicompost tea for your garden. Each participating family will receive a compost bin (truck, van or SUV needed to transport).

8:30am - 10:30am

68389

$6 Roseville residents
$8 non-residents

Get a Jump on Irrigation
Learn how to tune up your irrigation system and be ready for the irrigation season. Learn to fix leaks, repair broken sprinklers, change out damaged spray heads and more. Bring your irrigation questions to this hands-on workshop, designed to help you get your yard in shape for the summer.

11am - 1pm

68393

$6 Roseville residents
$8 non-residents

Sign up for two classes on the same day for a discount: $10 Roseville residents | $14 non-residents


Greener Gardens Tour & DIY Expo — Saturday, May 16

Integrating water conservation into your home does not have to impact style, beauty, comfort or lifestyle! For more information, visit roseville.ca.us/gardentour.

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Greener Gardens Tour
Visit up to ten Roseville gardens reflecting some of the the best examples of sustainable living in the region. Gardens are selected for their efficient use of water and participation in Roseville’s Cash for Grass Rebate Program.

9am - 3pm

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$5 per family

DIY Expo
The free Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Expo features River-Friendly Landscaping Green Gardener professionals, University of California Master Gardeners and other industry experts. Displays include UC Davis Arboretum All-Star plants, the Green Gardens Photo Gallery and exhibitors featuring water-wise and eco-friendly products. Demonstrations include irrigation, composting, sheet mulching and more.

9am - 1pm

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free


3 Ways to Reduce Landscape Water Use — Saturday, July 11

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Learn to develop an irrigation schedule for your landscape, evaluate and repair your irrigation system and how to incorporate water-saving technologies into your landscape.

10am - noon

71471

$6 Roseville residents
$8 non-residents


ABCs for Converting Lawn — Saturday, August 8

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There are a number of ways to get rid of your lawn. Learn options and steps for lawn removal, how to convert your sprinklers to low-volume drip, and prepare soil for planting. Learn about tools, technology, and resources available to help convert weary, water-thirsty lawn to an attractive, water-efficient landscape.

10am - noon

71472

$6 Roseville residents
$8 non-residents


ABCs for Creating Water-Efficient Landscapes — Saturday, September 12

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Learn to select plants best suited for your landscape and how to properly place, space and install them. Learn to improve your soil’s health and ability to retain water and proper watering techniques to help plants get established and thrive when mature.

10am - noon

71470

$6 Roseville residents
$8 non-residents