UC Master Gardener Program
The University of California (UC) Master Gardener Program extends UC research-based information to the public about home horticulture. In exchange for the training and materials received from the University of California, master gardeners perform volunteer services in a variety of venues.
Check out the useful links on the left to answer your gardening questions.
North State Garden News
Welcome to our new information-sharing blog for North State Master Gardeners and gardening enthusiasts. We plan to share "how to" information, notices of upcoming events, photos, recipes, answers to frequent garden questions and more.
Bug Squad Blog
It's no secret that bugs often get a bad rap. Take the negative expression, "Bah, Humbug!" uttered by Ebenezer Scrooge, a Charles Dickens character. Now it seems that everyone who dislikes Christmas says it, with an emphasis on "bug." Why not turn...
Congratulations to the graduates of the 2013 Master Gardener training program! Nineteen graduates completed over 50 hours of training and passed their final exam. They joined 11 Master Gardeners returning from the Class of 2012. They'll be performing volunteer service throughout Trinity County by providing technical assistance and educational outreach in a variety of venues.
Look for our upcoming booths at the Weaverville Farmers Market and Trinity County Fair.
In September 2013, the Master Gardeners will be sponsoring a series of workshops on School Gardens. The 3 evening classes will cover Garden Infrastructure (design elements, irrigation and soils), Garden Planting (how to accommodate seasonality in the school year, perennial plants, seed starting and transplanting techniques), and School Garden Networks (available curriculum, funding, Master Gardener services, and local coordination). Dates and locations TBD.
IPM Youtube Channel
Do you like to watch and learn? Here's a fun way to learn more about pests with the Integrated Pest Management channel on Youtube.