Yolo County Master Gardeners November 2019 events

This October there are free gardening educational opportunities for the public hosted by the UCCE Yolo County Master Gardeners.
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Saturday, Nov. 9 – What is a Fairy Garden? On Nov. 9 at the Esparto Regional library, 17065 Yolo Ave., Esparto, a free event will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Learn how to make what is known as a Fairy Garden and make one to take home. Bring a sturdy basket or container 12×14 inches with drainage holes, several 2-3 inch potted plants and a small item to use for a fairy house. Soil and decorations will be provided. Tuesday, Nov. 12 – Make a Mini Succulent Cork Planter On Nov. 12 at the West Sacramento Community Center, 1075 W. Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. make a fun holiday-themed cork planter for succulents. UCCE Master Gardeners Erin McDermand and Janet Branaman will show you how and provide all materials. Fun free event! Saturday, Nov. 16 – Backyard Composting Nov. 16 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Woodland Community College, 2300 E. Gibson Rd., in Building 400, a free session by experienced UCCE Master Gardeners Janet Gaard and Joy Sakai will include everything you need to know to set up and maintain worm and backyard compost systems. The city of Woodland Environmental Services will provide free food buckets to Woodland residents. Saturday, Nov. 16 – Central Park Gardens Fruit Tree Workshop Learn about fruit tree pruning at Davis Central Park Gardens, November 16 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The gardens are located at the corner of Third and B Street in Davis. See a free demonstration on pruning tools and how to use them, and watch techniques to improve the strength and form of the fruit tree for healthy spring growth and more fruit. Saturday, Nov. 16 – Fall Cornucopia Workshop Nov.16 from 10:30 a.m. to Noon at Woodland Community College, 2300 E. Gibson Rd., in Building 400, a holiday session by experienced UCCE Master Gardeners Jim Schulte and Ruth Shimomura will show how to create a Fall cornucopia centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table. A $5 fee is charged to cover materials. You will make your own beautiful centerpiece to take home and the flowers, foam and bowl will be provided. For more information about events contact UC Cooperative Extension at 530-666-8737 or email mgyolo@ucanr.edu.]]>

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