Workshop & Meeting Presentations
UC Cooperative Extension hosted a workshop on school gardens in May, 2013 in Redding. Here's the presentation on Design Elements.
In March 2014, we presented a timely workshop on Waterwise Landscaping: Designing a Drought-tolerant and Deer-Resistant Garden. Enjoy Marilyn McEvoy's information presentation on Waterwise Landscape Principles and Julia Baldwin's presentation on Designing Water-Wise Gardens.
Trinity County Master Gardeners presented a workshop on Vertical Vegetable Gardeningon May 10, 2014.
July is the time to think about planting a summer cover crop. Check out the presentation from our 2016 workshop on Cover Crops & Green Manures and handouts on Intro to Cover Crops and the Cover Crop Selection Guide.
Meeting Presentations, Handouts & Follow-up
At the August Master Gardener meeting, Carol Fall gave a presentation on Fire Resistant Plants for Home Landscapes. Fire Resistant Landscaping We also added a new informational binder to the Master Gardener reference library.
October 2013 Presentation Handout: Starting a Community Garden. If you'd like to sign up for an electronic version of the IPM News, click here and then click "sign up" to send them your email address.
April 2014 The topic this month was "Gardening in a Drought". How did you do on our "clicker" quiz? Here's the GraywaterSystemGuidelines from Mendocino County for those of you interested in a Laundry to Landscape Greywater system.
June 2014 This month we did an Entomology Review. Remember to take advantage of the pest Quick Tip cards, Pest Notes and great website www.ipm.ucdavis.edu as you're trying to help people figure out their "bug".
July 2014 Our booth at the Trinity County Fair in August will help people learn What Should I do in my Fall Garden. This is a review of the topic to help you answer questions at the booth.
September 2015 After all the wildfires this season, we've put together a handout "Will Aerially-applied Fire Retardants Hurt my Plants". Fire retardants
October 2015 The program this month provided information on "Biochar: What is it and why do Master Gardeners Care?" biochar
November 2015 For the adventurous Trinity gardener, we challenged them to add Figs and Persimmons to their fruit orchard. Check out Can I really grow these in Trinity.
January 2016 For those of you who are Gardening with Pets, we have information from UC Davis Vet Med and ASPCA on potentially toxic plants.
April 2016 We've been wondering about Hugelkultur and whether it would work in our forested but dry climate.
June 2016 As the warm days of summer kick in, this is the time to think about Soil Solarization as a way to control nasty weeds.
October 2016 As winter breathes down our necks, it's cheering to think about Lovely Lavenders.
January 2017 What is Organic explores some of the questions about organic certification and what it means to grow an organic garden.
March 2017 Invasives MG Adv Workshop 2016
April 2017 As we look forward to spring planting, consider Edible Landscaping Short as a way to combine form and function by incorporating edible plants into your landscape
May 2017 As our native ceonothus bloom this spring, we learn about varieties and maintenance of introduced and native Lilacs.
July 2017 We've had lots of questions about poison hemlock and other toxic pasture plants. Learn what can affect your horses, cattle, sheep and goats in the UC Publication Livestock Poisoning Plants of California. In addition, we identified specific Livestock Poisoning Plants in Trinity.
October 2017 Time to learn about Beneficial Insects
February 2018 As faint glimmers of spring appear, we considered Bird-Friendly Native Plants and learned about Bird Feeder Basics from Pat Frost, Natural History Instructor at Shasta Community College.