UCCE Orange County Master Gardeners
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UCCE Orange County Master Gardeners

Welcome to the Orange County Master Gardeners Website

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?

3 radio LISTEN: “The Getty Villa” On In The Garden Radio
Posted 7/17/2017 - Time for a road trip! This week on In the Garden with UC Master Gardeners, UCMG Ann Liu interviews Michael Dehart, Grounds and Gardens Supervisor at the Getty Villa and takes listeners through a tour of the four gardens: Outer and Inner Peristyles, Herb...

2 podcast1 LISTEN UP: “Gardens After a Wet Winter and Long Drought” On In The Garden Radio
Posted 7/11/2017 - Our gardens have experienced a roller-coaster of water availability from nature in the last year. We went from an exceptionally long drought to a very wet winter. Now, we're in the heat of summer already and there is no telling what's in store so we...

1 podcast icon LISTEN: “This Month in the Garden - July” On In The Garden Radio
Posted 7/2/2017 - Summer is setting in. July is the topic for “This Month In the Garden” on the In the Garden with UC Master Gardeners radio program this week. Watering is what's on the agenda every day now that the temperatures are rising. But each area of...

7 podcast1 LISTEN UP: “Bountiful Blueberries” On In The Garden Radio
Posted 6/26/2017 - Antioxidants. A term so widely tagged to so many foods lately. Information about just one of the best plants around to grow in your garden is here. Today's show on In the Garden with UC Master Gardeners is all about Bountiful Blueberries. New UCCE (OC)...

6 podcast2 LISTEN: “Preserving Vegetables From Your Garden” On In The Garden Radio
Posted 6/12/2017 - Now that your garden is starting to produce, what next? This week on In the Garden, UCCE Master Gardener and KUCI staff host Katrina Kirkeby with have a chat with Ernest Miller about food preservation. Specifically, fermentation! What?! (You...

MG-Revised-400 Fruit Trees – Summer Pruning Methods
Posted 6/10/2017 - Cultivating Gardening Skills Workshops This hands-on workshop series offers gardeners opportunities to learn and practice new skills. The series is wide-ranging, and covers current topics of interest. Each workshop will be held at South Coast Research...

What's New on the MG Site?

Orange County Fair

2017 OC Fair
The Orange County Fair opens July 14 and runs Wednesdays through Sundays until August 13. UCCE Orange County Master Gardeners will be at the Fair during open hours to answer gardening questions and provide advice on plants, soil, pests, and any other gardening topic. Come visit us!

Our booth will be open:

Wednesdays - Fridays, 12:00 - 10:00 pm
Saturdays, 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sundays, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Youth Garden Workshops

Creating & Sustaining Your Youth Garden. Get more information.

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If you can’t find the answer on the site, don’t despair! We also have the capacity to personally assist you through our hotline.  Just contact us by email or by phone (voicemail) at 949 809-9760 and we will respond to your inquiry.
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