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The 83,389 volunteers of the Master Gardener programs, nationally, 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?

2016SouthCountyWaterExpo Don't Miss The South County Water Expo. Saturday, Oct. 1
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podcast icon LISTEN: “Smart Gardening” on In the Garden Radio
Posted 9/19/2016 - This week on In the Garden with UC Master Gardeners, KUCI Staff Host and Master Gardener Ann Liu talks to Rebecca Chadwick, the MG Lead for the ongoing series of lectures by our fellow Master Gardeners called "Smart Gardening" held at the Irvine City...

podcast LISTEN: “Growing Rare Fruit In Orange County” on In the Garden Radio
Posted 9/11/2016 - This week on In the Garden with UC Master Gardeners, UC Master Gardener and KUCI Staff Host Kris Bonner speaks with Greg Rager, a long-time member of the California Rare Fruit Growers (CRFG) and Master Gardener, about growing rare fruit in Orange...

37818 LISTEN: “Planting Perennials In Your Garden” on In the Garden Radio
Posted 9/4/2016 - This week on In the Garden with UC Master Gardeners, KUCI staff host Teena Spindler welcomes back perennials expert and fun guest, Nicholas Staddon, to share his favorite plants for fall planting. While the days are getting shorter, the soil is still...

radio LISTEN: “September In The Garden” on In the Garden Radio
Posted 8/29/2016 - It's September Now! Back to school AND back to the garden for winter planting. This week is our regular monthly episode of “This Month in the Garden” on the In the Garden with UC Master Gardeners show. Consider what spring-flowering bulbs...

podcast LISTEN: “Dried Out Yards are not a Virtue” 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 how “Dried Out Yards are not a Virtue.” While water restrictions are here for the...

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...

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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

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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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