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Join us for our gardening workshops, which are designed to follow key seasonal tasks to help you keep your garden healthy, beautiful and water-wise. Gardening workshops are taught by Placer County Master Gardeners, City of Roseville Water Efficiency staff and other industry experts who have the know-how to help you keep your landscape sustainable and beautiful. All workshops are hosted at the Utility Exploration Center (1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd) unless otherwise noted. All gardening workshops are for ages 14 and up and cost $6 for Roseville residents or $8 for non-residents unless otherwise noted.  Call us at (916) 746-1550 to register for the Green Gardening Workshops. Please register in advance. Due to class size limitations, we cannot guarantee day-of registrations.

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Our upcoming gardening workshops:

Green Gardener at Home 8-Week Series (This series is full.)
Tuesdays, January 21 - March 10 • 6:30 - 8:30 pm • $55 Roseville residents / $65 non-residents • course code 00014613

Pruning with Purpose (This workshop is full. Please consider attending some of our other tree/shrub workshops below.)
Wednesday, January 22 • 6 - 8 pm • $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00014612
Properly pruning your trees has many benefits - from improving the health and beauty of your trees to maintaining the safety of your property. Local arborists will share their expertise on the purpose and proper techniques of pruning. Learn about cutting tools and identify where and how to make pruning cuts in this hands-on workshop.

Fruit Tree Care
Wednesday, February 12 • 6 - 8 pm • $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00014620
You know when to pick and enjoy that delicious fruit, but do you know how to choose, plant, tend and prune your fruit tree? Local tree experts will teach you how to grow great fruit for planting to harvest. Learn about keeping your fruit trees beautiful and productive with proper pruning.

 Totally Tomatoes (This workshop is full.)
Saturday, February 8 • 10 am - 12 pm • $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00013847
Learn about planting, growing and caring for this delicious staple and how to control problems before they happen. 

Taming of the Shrub
Saturday, February 29 • 10 am - 12 pm • $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00018885
Proper pruning will greatly enhance your plants. Learn how to prune a variety of shrubs, roses and trees in this hands-on workshop. We will demonstrate proper pruning techniques and provide an opportunity for you to practice. We recommend that participants take the Pruning with Purpose workshop first, which covers the concepts that we will be put into action. Come prepared to work both inside and outside during this workshop.

Growing Summer Veggies (This workshop is full.)
Saturday, March 14 • 10 am - 12 pm • $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00014624
Warm season vegetables, such as peppers, corn, melons and cucumbers, require warm soil and high temperatures to grow and produce fruit. This class will cover seed starting, choosing nursery plants, what to plant in summer and how to care for your plants.

Planning before Planting
Saturday, March 21 • 10 am - 12 pm • $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00018886
Thinking about a new landscape or renewing the one you have? Trees are a great benefit to your home and family, as long as their planting is planned out. We will equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to plan and implement your project. From tips on dealing with hard soil to how to keep your trees healthy and vigorous, we will show you how to plan trees into a great landscape to last a lifetime. Whether you do it yourself or hire landscape professionals, this workshop is for you.

Your Tree/Your Place
Tuesday, March 24 • 6 - 8 pm • $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00014631
Meet one-on-one with a tree professional to discuss your property and tree needs. These experts will guide you through the decision process to help you choose trees that will grow vigorously in your yard for years to come. 

Garden Faire presented by Master Gardeners of Placer County and co-sponsored by City of Roseville Utilities

Saturday, April 4 • 9 am - 3 pm • FREE • Maidu Community Center, 1501 Maidu Drive
Drop by for hands-on demonstrations, talks by experts, garden art and plants for sale, irrigation advice, crafts for kids, food trucks, door prizes and much more! For information, visit or call (530) 889-7388.