Master Gardener Projects
Trinity County Master Gardener Projects
Some of our projects are:
Garden Education Workshops at the Young Family Ranch
- Develop, coordinate & implement gardening education workshops using the Ranch facilities (bee-keeping, worm bins, vegetable gardening, pruning, plant propagation, straw bale cold frame, permaculture, herbs, vineyards, soils, etc)
- Add Teaching Demonstration Features (water pond, Fire Safe Landscaping, etc)
Farmers Market booth (3 times per year)
Trinity County Fair Booth (annually)
School Garden or Children’s Garden mentor
Community Garden mentor
- We do “walk & talk” plant clinics (i.e. add mulch to conserve water, what to do about powdery mildew)
- Provide technical guidance for design & set-up
Develop information guides for Trinity County (vegetable planting guide, etc)
Communication (North State Garden News blog and UCCE website)
Master Gardeners in the Community
Master Gardener Greg Taylor helping 4th Graders plant pumpkins in the Three Sisters Garden at the Young Family Ranch.
Irl Everest AKA "Mr. Tomato" provides information regarding planting schedules at the "Planning Your Vegetable Garden" workshop.
Trinity County Fair
Trinity County Fair Booth 2013
Master Gardeners helping residents to identify weeds and suggest management strategies.