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UCCE Master Gardeners of Orange County

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The 83,389 volunteers of the UCCE Master Gardener program donate an average of 5,293,130 hours per year, making 1,047,037 direct contacts, valued at $122,112,509!

What's Going On In Our Gardening Community?

radio LISTEN: “Preserve Your Garden Bounty” on In the Garden Radio
Posted 7/27/2016 - Your garden is starting to produce so now what? There will always be too much to eat when ready to pick. Now is the time to start planning for ways to preserve the harvest. This week on In the Garden with UCCE Master Gardeners, UC Master Gardener and...

Save The Date - 2016 SmartScape Expo
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podcast LISTEN: “Joy of Blooming Perennials” on In the Garden Radio
Posted 7/18/2016 - This week on In the Garden with UCCE Master Gardeners, you are in for a real listening treat! UC Master Gardener and KUCI staff host devotes the entire hour to the Joy of Blooming Perennials. Her guest is Nicolas Staddon, former national spokesperson...

podcast icon LISTEN: “San Juan Capistrano’s Reata Park & Integrated Pest Management” on In the Garden Radio
Posted 7/11/2016 - This week, In the Garden with UC Master Gardeners is a two-parter. In the first half of the show, UC Master Gardener and KUCI Staff Host Ann Liu talks to Laurie Menosky about what is happening down in San Juan Capistrano's Reata Park and Event...

podcast LISTEN: “Monthly Checklist” on In the Garden Radio
Posted 7/6/2016 - The first Thursday of every month on In the Garden, UC Master Gardeners and KUCI staff hosts Teena Spindler and Katrina Kirkeby will bring you the monthly checklist for what needs to be done in the upcoming month in your garden. It's July and the heat...

microphone LISTEN: “Importance Of Bees” on In the Garden Radio
Posted 6/28/2016 - What is responsible for roughly three quarters of the food crops you eat? It's the honey bee. This week on In the Garden with UC Master Gardeners, UC Master Gardener and KUCI staff host Katrina Kirkeby and her guest, fellow Master Gardener Karine...

radio LISTEN: “Coyote Encounters” on In the Garden Radio
Posted 6/22/2016 - This week on In the Garden with UC Master Gardeners, you'll learn about one of the most recent, frequently reported situation facing our urban/suburban Orange County neighborhoods. That is coyote encounters. Learn how to manage coyote conflicts here in...

podcast LISTEN: “Backyard Chickens” on In the Garden Radio
Posted 6/13/2016 - This week on In the Garden with UC Master Gardeners, we go from gardens to farms.  Not really though.  Did you know that Master Gardeners raise chickens in today's urban environment too?  UC Master Gardener and KUCI staff...

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What's New on the MG Site?

Saturdays@SouthCoastREC

Introducing Saturdays@SouthCoastREC, a new family-friendly adventure series for those interested in learning about gardening and food preservation.

Mark your calendars now! Our final event for 2016 will occur on November 5, 2016 from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM at South Coast Research and Extension Center, 7601 Irvine Blvd, Irvine. We will highlight Gifts from the Garden and the Kitchen.

This is a free event with free parking.

Online registration in advance of the event is preferred, please visit this website to sign-up: Online Registration

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Youth Garden Workshops

Creating & Sustaining Your Youth Garden. Get more information.

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