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Cultivo de Vegetales en cada Estación
El 15 de junio a las 6 PM estamos llevando a cabo un seminario web en Zoom, sobre jardinería comestible, en español, organizado por la biblioteca de Contra Costa. Más información
Have a home gardening question in Contra Costa County? "Ask a Master Gardener!" Learn more and register for your online personal consultation with Master Gardener volunteers.
Virtual Ask a Master Gardener
Time: 1 PM - 3 PM
We will be holding a remote learning New Volunteer Training class this fall (2021-2022). Three information sessions have been scheduled. Find more details here.
WEBINAR! What Could go Wrong in Your Summer Garden (& How to Fix it!)
Mon 5/24/2021 6 - 7:30 pm
Join UC Master Gardener Monika Witte as she covers common vegetable growing problems and how to correct them. SIGN UP HERE for free!
Registration is Now Closed for Our June Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Course
Thanks to all who signed up for the June class! For those who didn't get in, this course is scheduled to repeat frequently throughout the coming year. Our next class is scheduled to begin July 10. For more information, visit the Growing Gardeners page.
WEBINAR! Container Gardening: Ornamental and Edible Plants in Small Spaces
Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, our in-person talks and Ask-a-Master Gardener tables at Farmers Markets are on hold. But you can join our online webinars and see recordings on our YouTube channel. Sign up for our newsletter and to receive email notices of upcoming webinars. Or join us on Facebook.
Advice to Grow By...Ask Us!
UC Master Gardener advice and problem diagnosis services are available year-round! For problem diagnosis and answers to your gardening questions, contact our Help Desk. The Help Desk is open 50 weeks of the year, Monday through Thursday, from 9:00 am to Noon (closed winter holidays). Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, our Master Gardeners are working remotely—
- Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In your request—
- Include your name, phone number and city (plant advice depends on local conditions!).
- Describe the problem in detail. Include the name of the plant if known, when the problem began, and cultivation history such as watering, fertilizing, pruning, pesticides, etc.
- Send photographs, if applicable. Photographs help!
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Garden Talks Are Back!
After a long, dry spell, our popular garden talks are back! We'll be giving weekly Wednesday talks at Our Garden in Walnut Creek, and monthly Tuesday talks at Rivertown Demonstration Garden in Antioch.
Click on the talk below to see its description, or see all talks at once HERE
|Our Garden / Making the Most of Your Summer Garden||6/16/2021|
|Our Garden / Herbal All-Stars for the Dry Garden||6/23/2021|
|Rivertown Demo Garden / Home Composting and Soil Amendment||6/29/2021|
|Our Garden / Keeping Deciduous Fruit Trees Small and Manageable||6/30/2021|
|Our Garden / Critters in the Garden||7/7/2021|
|Our Garden / Pickling||7/14/2021|
|Rivertown Demo Garden / Drought Tolerant Landscape||7/20/2021|
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