By Denise Cottrell
Special to the Express
Need to put a few planting tricks up your gardening glove? There are several factors that affect plants placed in your garden whether started from seed or bought at a nursery. Join, the Master Gardeners of Yolo County for the April “Kitchen Garden Chat” and learn the tricks to planting for best results and how to choose plants from nurseries.
Master Gardener Treva Valentine will lead this Zoom presentation and discussion on Saturday, April 2 from 10–11 a.m. Join online at https://ucanr.zoomus/j/98028723763.
In addition, this talk will provide information on which plants are best to start from seed and what makes a successful plant transplant. What to do once your plants are in the ground? Join this chat to learn how to prevent pest damage to new transplants. Attend this presentation prepared with your gardening questions, as Valentine will answer specific questions submitted by participants during the program.
Yolo County Master Gardeners present monthly chats which focus on how to plan for and work in the year-round garden with tips for the gardener on what to plant each month, what chores should be done, and what you could be eating from your garden. Each month’s presentation is a different theme and focus that encourages everyone, from novice to master, to share, chat, and learn about all things gardening.
Those who are unable to attend the April “Kitchen Garden Chat” may get help and/or advice with their garden by phone through the Master Gardener Hotline at 530-666-8737 or by sending question via email to email@example.com.