Gardening Workshops



Click here to register online through the Parks and Recreation registration site. Remember to have your course code(s) handy!
Green Gardening Workshop Mini-Series
Join us for our summer gardening workshops, each designed to follow key seasonal tasks to help you keep your garden healthy, beautiful and water-wise. Scheduled on the second Saturday of the month, our gardening workshops consist of one or two courses starting at either 8:30am, 10am or 11am.

All workshops are taught by regional gardening experts knowledgeable in composting, garden design, plant health and water efficiency.
Gardening classes: $6 Roseville residents | $8 non-residents, unless otherwise noted
Sign up for two classes on the same day for a discount: $10 Roseville residents | $14 non-residents



Call us at 916.746.1550 to register for the Green Gardening Workshops.
Please register in advance for all gardening workshops. Due to class size limitations, we can not guarantee day-of registrations.


Keeping Plants Local — Saturday, March 12, 2016

Course

Time

Code

Price

Beginning Composting
Take advantage of autumn leaves to create compost to improve your garden and keep it water-wise. Learn bin ideas, equipment and materials that can be used to get started. Ask questions and get advice about your compost pile. Each participating family will receive a compost bin (truck, van or SUV needed to transport).

8:30am - 10:30am

72670

$6 Roseville residents
$8 non-residents

Native and Habitat Plants
Including native plants appropriate for our climate and plants that support birds, bees and beneficial insects help to bring our landscapes into harmony with nature. Learn to select plants for your garden’s conditions, seasonal care and how to manage pests in ways that protect our environment and result in healthy, beautiful plants.

11am - 1pm

72671

$6 Roseville residents
$8 non-residents

Sign up for two classes on the same day for a discount: $10 Roseville residents | $14 non-residents


Spring Tune-Up — Saturday, April 9, 2016

Course

Time

Code

Price

Intermediate Composting
Designed for those with some experience, we will cover topics such as “hot composting,” the carbon/nitrogen ratio and harvesting techniques. Each participating family will receive a compost bin (truck, van or SUV needed to transport).

8:30am - 10:30am

72672

$6 Roseville residents
$8 non-residents

Get a Jump on Irrigation
Learn how to tune up your irrigation system and be ready for the irrigation season. Learn to fix leaks, repair broken sprinklers, change out damaged spray heads and more. Bring your irrigation questions to this hands-on workshop, designed to help you get your yard in shape for the summer.

11am - 1pm

72673

$6 Roseville residents
$8 non-residents


Greener Gardens Tour & DIY Expo — Saturday, May 14, 2016

Course

Time

Code

Price

Greener Gardens Tour
Integrating water conservation into your home does not have to impact style, beauty, comfort or lifestyle! Tour these All-Star, River-friendly gardens, featuring participants in Roseville’s Cash for Grass Rebate Program and gardens that highlight a variety of water-wise and River-friendly criteria. Find out more.

9am - 3pm

$5 per family

DIY Expo
Learn to create, install, and care for your water-efficient, River-friendly garden from the experts -- University of California Master Gardeners, EcoLandscapers, industry professionals, and exhibitors of water-wise and eco-friendly products and services. Don’t miss demonstrations and workshops about how to use water efficiently in your garden, create healthy soil for healthy plants, change your unused lawn to a heavenly haven for you, your family, and friends. Tour the Greener Gardens Photo Gallery to view current and past All-Star gardens.

9am - 3pm

FREE