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:

Fruit Tree Care 
This class is full. Please check out our other gardening workshops.
Saturday, January 19 • 10 am - 12 pm 

Pruning with Purpose 
Tuesday, January 22 • 6 - 8 pm •  $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00005905
How do you prune to develop healthy, strong and attractive trees and shrubs? Local arborists will share their expertise on the purpose and proper techniques of pruning. Explore pruning types and cutting tools and identify where and how to make pruning cuts in this hands-on workshop. (See below for pruning class on February 13 at the Utility Exploration Center.)

Green Gardener at Home 8 Week Series
This series is full. Please check out our other gardening workshops which cover many of the same gardening topics.
Tuesdays, Jan. 29 - Mar. 19 • 6:30 - 8:30 pm 


Healthy Garden Begins with Soil 
Saturday, February 9 • 10 am - 12 pm •  $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00005910
Soil is the foundation of all things green. This workshop will provide you with the tools you need to turn your dirt into healthy soil and give your garden life! Learn how healthy soil prevents pests, promotes drought tolerance and provides nutrients to your plants. Find out about soil amendments. Please bring a small bag with a sample of your native soil (not topsoil).

Pruning with Purpose 
Wednesday, February 13 • 6 - 8 pm •  $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00005911
How do you prune to develop healthy, strong and attractive trees and shrubs? Local arborists will share their expertise on the purpose and proper techniques of pruning. Explore pruning types and cutting tools and identify where and how to make pruning cuts in this hands-on workshop. 

Composting and Mulching Basics 
Saturday, March 9 • 10 am - 12 pm •  $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00005914
Did you know yard debris and kitchen scraps can improve your soil? It’s true! Composting reduces waste sent to the landfill, helps you create your own free fertilizer and saves water. Learn about bins, equipment and materials used in a variety of composting styles. Each participating household will receive a free compost bin. Compost bins are large - truck, van or SUV needed to transport.

Do-It-Yourself Irrigation Workshop
Saturday, March 23 • 10 am - 12 pm • FREE • course code 00006596
or
Saturday, March 23 • 2 - 4 pm • FREE • course code 00006597
This workshop will be held at the Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Dr.

Does messing with your watering system “irrigate” you? Get hands-on experience with hassle-free spray and drip repairs, easy electrical troubleshooting and simple irrigation timer tricks. Taught by the City of Roseville’s Water Efficiency experts, these free workshops will provide you with the experience you need to take control of your irrigation system. These workshops are being offered as part of Fix-a-Leak Week.

Tune Up Your Trees 
Saturday, April 13 • 10 am - 12 pm •  $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00005909
Trees add life and beauty to our surroundings, provide shade and oxygen and increase the value of your property. Keeping your trees healthy requires regular tree maintenance. Could your trees use a tune-up? Local arborists will share information about general tree care, watering schedules, mulch, fertilization and pruning.