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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.
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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:

Right Tree in the Right Place
Saturday, September 22 • 10 am - 12 pm 
•  $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00005899
Trees planted today are an investment in the future, and planting the right tree in the right place can mean years of beauty, shade and trouble-free growth. Learn how to choose appropriate trees for your landscape, where to plant for maximum enjoyment and usefulness and when is the best time to water. Fall is the best time to plant, so put our tree experts to work for you by getting all your tree questions answered.   

Composting with Worms
Saturday, October 13 • 10 am - 12 pm •  $20 Roseville residents / $23 non-residents • course code 00005900

It’s easy, inexpensive and fun to raise worms for vermiculture - transforming food scraps and household waste into nutrient-rich soil using worms. Participants will create their own worm bin and learn how to care for it. Discover more about this exciting way to improve your organic fertilizer! Class fee includes bin and worms.

Composting and Mulching Basics
Saturday, November 10 • 10 am - 12 pm •  $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00005901
​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.

Pruning with Purpose at Maidu
Saturday, January 12 • 10 am - 12 pm 
•  $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00005903
Looking for ways to save water? California native plants have spent centuries adapting to our region's growing conditions, and their benefits are plentiful: they take less work, resources and water. Native plants improve soil, use fewer pesticides and are useful to beneficial insects. Find out how to add these beauties to your garden. We'll also cover drought tolerant options. This class will be held at Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive.

COMING SOON!
Fruit Tree Care •  Saturday, January 19 • 10 am - 12 pm •  $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00005904
Pruning with Purpose •  Tuesday, January 22 • 6 - 8 pm •  $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00005905
Green Gardener at Home 8 Week Series •  Tuesdays, Jan. 29 - Mar. 19 • 6:30 - 8:30 pm •  $55 Roseville residents / $65 non-residents • course code 00005290
Healthy Garden Begins with Soil •  Saturday, February 9 • 10 am - 12 pm •  $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00005910
Pruning with Purpose •  Wednesday, February 13 • 6 - 8 pm •  $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00005911
Composting and Mulching Basics •  Saturday, March 9 • 10 am - 12 pm •  $6 Roseville residents / $8 non-residents • course code 00005914