Man Gardening            Woman pruning                              sprinkler spraying water

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.
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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.


Our upcoming gardening workshops:

Growing Winter Veggies Workshop
Saturday, August 10 • 8 - 10 am •  $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00013843
The sweet rewards of cool weather crops include delicious spinach, beets, carrots and kale. Now is the time to start planning for fall and winter vegetables. Instructors will offer planting tips and show you how to maximize your garden during the cooler time of the year. 

Step Up Your Spray Game Irrigation Workshop
Saturday, August 10 • 10 am - 12 pm •  $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00010129
Discover the newest advancements in sprinkler irrigation technology to combat water waste. Find out how to convert your old inefficient sprinklers into low-water-using rotating nozzles. Challenge yourself to repair a broken sprinkler successfully. Before you know it, you’ll be able to run your system manually, program your irrigation controllers and make repairs to sprinklers and drip systems.

Digging Into Drip Irrigation Workshop
Saturday, September 14 • 10 am - 12 pm •  $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00010134
Installing a new watering system or converting your lawn? Drip is where it’s at! This hands-on workshop will give you the skills to successfully build and maintain a functioning drip system. Our instructors will teach you how to convert sprinklers to drip, make repairs to your current system or even start from scratch.

Pruning with Purpose
Saturday, September 21 • 10 am - 12 pm •  $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00013854
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.

Planting with California Natives
Saturday, October 12 10 am - 12 pm •  $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code
California native plants have spent centuries adapting to our region’s growing conditions. Their benefits are plentiful - they take less work and need less water. Native plants improve soil, use fewer pesticides, and support beneficial insects. Find out how to add these beauties to your garden. We’ll also cover drought-tolerant options.

Soil and Compost: The Perfect Partnership
Saturday, November 9 • 10 am - 12 pm •  $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code
Soil is the foundation of all things green, and healthy soil prevents pests, promotes drought tolerance, and provides nutrients to your plants. This workshop will introduce you to the basics of backyard composting and will focus on the positive effects that compost has on the soil and how it benefits your garden.

Coming Soon:
Pruning with Purpose January 11
Fruit Tree Care January 18
Green Gardener at Home 8-Week Series   Tuesdays, January 21 - March 10
Pruning with Purpose January 22 
Totally Tomatoes February 8 
Fruit Tree Care February 12 
Growing Summer Veggies March 14
Your Tree, Your Place March 24 
Free Irrigation Tune-Up • March 28
Composting and Vermicomposting • May 9