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UC Master Gardeners - Sutter Yuba

Winter Workshop Series

Winter Series Learning Garden Workshop

The UCCE Master Gardeners of Sutter-Yuba Counties welcome you!

Who are we?

UCCE Master Gardeners are trained representatives of the University of California Cooperative Extension, assisting the gardening community of Sutter and Yuba Counties by providing research-based home gardening information.*

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*To learn more, visit the statewide UC Master Gardener Program and the California Garden Web.

Ask us!
We are here to help if you have gardening questions, want to have us identify a plant or animal for you, or just want to know more about us. Complete our intake form here to get your questions answered.

UC ANR Blogs
  • A honey bee buzzes over an almond branch on its way to pollinate another blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Researchers Announce Findings on Self-Compatible Almond Variety

    If you're an almond grower, a beekeeper, or someone interested in almond pollination, you'll want to read what a team of six researchers discovered--and maybe share feedback.  The six-member team, including Elina Lastro Niño, associate professor of UC Cooperative Extension, UC...

    By Kathy Keatley Garvey
    Author - Communications specialist
  • A feral honey bee colony (now gone) in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    A Presidential Love of Bees: From 'Bee Houses' to 'Bee Trees'

    Today, on Presidents' Day, let's buzz back in history to our first President and his love of honey bees. Picture this: George Washington (Feb. 22, 1732-Dec. 14, 1799) is eating hoecakes with honey, and adding honey to his tea, something that historians say he did every day. Historians also relate...

    By Kathy Keatley Garvey
    Author - Communications specialist
  • Bohart associate and entomologist, Nazzy Pakpour, PhD, author of
    At the Bohart: Life Is Better With Bugs

    They came. They saw. They held out their hands. Hands? Yes, to hold Madagascar hissing cockroaches and stick insects (walking sticks). The Bohart Museum of Entomology greeted some 1400 visitors during the 13th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day, an event held Feb. 10 and showcasing...

    By Kathy Keatley Garvey
    Author - Communications specialist
  • Mason bee approaching nesting tubes made of paper. Tom Hansen
    Mason Bees

    As concern grows over the decline in the honey bee population, alternative pollinators are gaining attention. Mason bees, which are native to North America, are one option. These gentle-natured bees do not produce honey but they excel at pollinating and are easy to raise. Mason bees look similar...

    By Carol Koenig
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Master Gardener Events
Event Name Date
UC Master Gardener Winter Workshop 2024 3/16/2024