UC Master Gardener Program
University of California
UC Master Gardener Program

Fall into Gardening - Family Event - Putting Your Garden to Bed

Date: October 19, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Contact: UCCE Master Gardeners 530-621-5512

Sponsor: UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County

Location: Sherwood Demonstration Garden - behind Folsom Lake College El Dorado Center

Event Details

On October 19, 2019 Fall Into Gardening with the Master Gardeners at their beautiful Sherwood Demonstration Garden located at 6699 Campus Drive in Placerville. Presentations on a variety of topics will be given throughout the day. Visitors can come for a half hour class on Putting Your Garden to Bed in the Fall or stay all day!

The extra effort you put into your garden areas this fall will pay big dividends next year. Master Gardeners will discuss yard and garden clean up, cool season planting, tool sharpening/cleaning, composting/mulching and pruning. Learn why you should collect those valuable fall leaves. Time also spent in the Sherwood Demo Garden with examples of “putting your garden to bed.” 

Put Your Garden to Bed Schedule of Classes:

  • 9:00    a.m.    Planting bulbs
  • 9:30    a.m.    Pruning/Deadheading
  • 10:00  a.m.    Composting
  • 11:00  a.m.    Propagation
  • 11:30  a.m.    Tool Care 
  • 12:30  p.m.    Lasagna Gardening
  • 1:00    p.m.    Planting Cover Crop
  • 1:30    p.m.    Planting cool season crops

In addition, all 16 individual gardens will be staffed by Master Gardener volunteers who will answer your gardening questions. We can help you with Fall chores and what is blooming that you can’t live without!

We’re excited to offer a select amount of fabulous must-have, in-season, Fall plants for purchase. All of the plants for sale will be blooming or in their moment of glory in our garden to inspire you for your home garden. Check or cash only, please.

Refreshments will be provided, children’s activities and so much more. Entrance is free but you’ll need $2 to pay for parking at the college. Come join your UCCE Master Gardeners and Fall Into Gardening!

Note: class runs from 9am – 2pm

$2 parking - see kiosks in parking area.

Download the 2019 Master Gardener Public Education Sept- Dec. Class Schedule for El Dorado County.

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