UCCE Orange County Master Gardeners
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UCCE Orange County Master Gardeners


Check this page for current and future Orange County Master Gardener Events.

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 and Extension Center,
7601 Irvine Blvd, Irvine  92618

The cost for each workshop is $22.00 per person. Some classes may have additional/optional materials fees, and this is noted in the description of the workshop.

Workshops will be held on Saturdays, 9:00 am to 12:00 noon.

Check-in opens at 8:30am. 


The dates and topics are listed below.

Nov 4       Fruit Trees – Winter Pruning Fundamentals

This workshop will review best practices for pruning fruit trees and include a field walk through and tool care demonstration. Participants will leave with an understanding of best cuts for plant health, eye appeal, and structural integrity.                

Participants should bring one hand held pruning tool to learn proper tool cleaning and sharpening techniques. (Optional tool sharpening/cleaning kits are available for $30.00 payable at class. The kit includes all the necessary items for proper cleaning and sharpening of your tools.)

Please wear closed-toe shoes.

Click here to register for Fruit Trees - Winter Pruning Fundamentals.


UC ANR South Coast REC and IRWD 'Practical Composting' Workshop

Date: October 28, 2017

Time: 9am - 12pm, Check in at 8:30 AM

Cost:  $22.00

This workshop will review composting and vermiculture basics along with hands-on activities demonstrating practical applications to fit local landscapes in a working compost environment. 

Click here to register and pay on line by October 25th, 2017.

Each class is limited to the first 24 registrants. Please bring a printed or digital copy of your confirmation proof of payment email to class.

Closed-toe shoes are recommended. 

Cancellation Policy: No refunds one week prior to workshop.



Spring Garden Workshops at the Orange County Great Park

Free Garden Workshops at the Farm + Food Lab are held monthly - check here for details on topics and location.


Annual Gardening Seminar

  • There is no Gardening Seminar planned for 2017


Free Smart Gardening Classes

The OC Master Gardeners offer smart gardening classes during evening hours covering a variety of topics. Contact us for upcoming dates and times.

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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