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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?

podcast LISTEN: “Lawn Care” on In the Garden Radio
Posted 8/22/2016 - This week on In the Garden with UC Master Gardeners, UC Master Gardener and KUCI Staff Host Kris Bonner speaks with Don Hodel, UCCE Advisor for LA County, on the topic of Lawn Care. California has a love/hate relationship with the lawn. Homeowners from...

podcast icon LISTEN: “Coyotes & The Urban Gardener” on In the Garden Radio
Posted 8/15/2016 - This week on In the Garden with UC Master Gardeners, you'll learn more on a subject we touched on back in June. UC Master Gardener and KUCI Staff Host Mark Fierle will speak again with Dr. Niamh Quinn, the current UC Cooperative Extension Advisor, for...

36535 LISTEN: “Preserving The Harvest” on In the Garden Radio
Posted 8/7/2016 - This week on In the Garden with UC Master Gardeners is Part 2 on the subject of preserving the harvest. UC Master Gardener and KUCI Staff Host Katrina Kirkeby will continue her talk with Earnest Miller from two weeks ago. There are ways to retain a lot...

microphone LISTEN: “Gardening In August” on In the Garden Radio
Posted 7/30/2016 - The first Thursday of every month on In the Garden, UC Master Gardeners and KUCI staff hosts Teena Spindler and Katrina Kirkeby bring you tips and hints about the most important things to consider for the coming month. The month of August will be one of...

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...

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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...

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8th Annual Urban Landscape & Garden Education Expo

Are you seeking solutions to conserving water in your landscape?

Please Join Us
Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Fun for the whole family

Activities include:

-Visit with various gardening industry vendors and water agencies
-Presentations and demonstrations
-Taste exotic fruit grown at the South Coast Research and Extension Center
-Children's activities
-Food safety and preservation activities
-Free Tool sharpening
-Plant sale
and more...

South Coast Research and Extension Center, 7601 Irvine Blvd., Irvine, 92618
Free Admission and Parking

 

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