UC Yolo County Master Gardener events in October 2019

A listing of Yolo County Master Gardeners events in October 2019.

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Saturday, Oct. 5: Choose the Right Plants and Seeds, and Fertilize Correctly This is a free workshop by UC Yolo County Master Gardeners from 9:30-10:30 a.m. held at Woodland Community College, located at 2300 E. Gibson Rd. Mike Kluk will discuss the importance of fertilizers and when and how to fertilize plants. Merle Clarke will show how to choose the best plants to grow in your garden and how to grow plants from seed. Saturday, Oct. 5:  What are Pollinators? Learn from UC Yolo County Master Gardeners what pollinators and why to care about them.  This event will run rom 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Winters Community Library at 708 Railroad Ave. Participants can learn about bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators and how to attract them to your garden. View the outdoor garden at the library and see examples of plants that attract these pollinators. Saturday Oct. 5 & Saturday, Oct. 12: Annual Fall Plant Sale at Woodland Community College On Saturday Oct. 5 and Saturday, Oct. 12 the Annual Fall Plant Sale and a workshop will be held at Woodland Community College, 2300 Gibson Rd. from 9 a.m-12 p.m. UC Master Gardeners, the Community College and Woodland High School will sell a variety of plants that do well in Yolo County, including outdoor plants, annuals, perennials, houseplants and vegetable plants. The gardening workshop by UC Master Gardeners will be held in Building 400 at 9:30 a.m. Only checks or cash can be accepted. There will be free parking on campus. Saturday, Oct. 12: Lawn Removal The Esparto Regional Library, located at 17065 Yolo Ave., will host a free gardening workshop from 10:30-11:30 am. UCCE Yolo County Master Gardener Sandra Schickele will discuss what to consider when deciding to remove a lawn and methods to successfully accomplish the removal. Saturday, Oct. 19: Free Gardening Workshops UC Master Gardeners will offer two gardening workshops at Davis Central Park Gardens on Saturday, Oct. 19 at the corner of Third and B Street in Davis. At 9:30 a.m. learn how “messy gardens” in fall and winter are important. Gardens are alive year around and you can encourage pollinators and beneficial insects to thrive and create a healthy garden for the next growing season. At 11 a.m. learn about drought tolerant succulents that add color and interest to the garden and how succulent arrangements make ideal living gifts for the holidays.]]>

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