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Vertebrate Pests: Gophers, Deer & Birds
Date: March 8, 2020 Instructors: Trink Praxel & Delise Weir
Download the presentation: IPM for Vertebrate Pests for series 3-8-2020-DD
Download the deer resistant plant list: Deer Resistant Plant list-K-S
Chix in the City- Hens in the Hood
Date: February 2020 Instructor: Candice McLaren
Download the presentation: Chix in City preso hand out 2020
Newcastle disease handout: Newcastle disease information 2019
Notes on vaccines: Notes from UC Davis on vaccines
Backyard Flock Program: Popular Backyard Flock Program 2013
Organic Fruit Trees from the Ground Up
Learn how to Select, Plant, Grow and Care for Bare Root Fruit Trees
Instructor: Arborist, Terence Welch
Class Materials: Presentation Planting Bare Root 2020
Backyard Compost and Vermicompost Workshop
Learn how to turn your yard waste and food scraps into a valuable resource for your garden.
Instructor: UC Master Gardener Bridget Matz
Presentation Compost Basics Workshop 2017-03 (1)
Future Proof Your Soil: Cover Crops and Low Till Gardening
Learn basic soil science, all about cover crops and how to get started with Low and No-till gardening
Instructor: UC Master Gardener Delise Weir
Presentation Soils Cover Crops 2019
Gardening with Beautiful Native Plants
Discover tools for selecting and placing the best California native plants for your location.
Instructor: UC Master Gardener Janice Kuch
Gardening with Beautiful Native Plants (Presentation) - PDF, large
Additional Class Handouts
Container Gardening - Basics & Beyond 2019
From choosing the right pot to maintaining a healthy container garden.
Instructors: Sue Proctor and Anastatia Foster
Download the Container Gardening Presentation: Container Gardening Basics and Beyond 4-7-19
Download condensed Container Gardening Presentation for printing: Container Gardening Basics and Beyond4-7-19
Pruning in Action 2019
Learn the proper techniques for pruning a variety of fruit trees and shrubs.
Instructor: Diane Mahan
Download the Class Handout: Pruning in Action 2019
Replacing Your Lawn
Plant lists including native plants to replace thirsty lawn and turf.
Introduction to Edible Landscaping
Planning basics for incorporating edibles into your landscape design.
Presentation: Edible LandscapingBA022019jc
Handout: edible landscaping handout
Planning your Vegetable Garden
Veggie garden planning basics with tips and charts, layout ideas plus online tools.
Spring Into Seeds - Seed starting 2019
Step-by-step seed starting basics and best practices.
Instructor: Delise Weir
Download the Presentation: feb 2019_FFG Sowing Workshop DD
Planting Guide Reference: all year seed starting planting guide
Growing Great Strawberries 2019
Strawberry cultivation - care, feeding and crop boosting strategies.
Instructor: Dawn Avery
Download the Strawberry Presentation: Strawberry Presentation 2019
Download the Condensed Strawberry Presentation for Printing: Strawberry Presentation Codensed PDF
Grapevine care, pruning and tool sharpening
Instructors: Art Nathan & Earnest Franco
Download the Grapevine presentation: Home Vineyard Presentation 1-19-2019
Download the condensed Grapevine presentation for printing: Home Vineyard Presentation 1-19-2019
Download the Tool Care outline: How to Sharpen Gardening and Pruning Tools.docx
Basics of Rose Care
The basics of rose care, pruning, feeding and pest control
Instructor: Dawn Avery
Download the presentation: UCMG Basics of Rose Care
Backyard and Worm Composting
Composting basics and tips for home gardeners.
Seed Starting for Fall Gardens
Seed starting class with a focus on fall vegetables and flowers.
Class outline Seed starting outline
Fall seed starting chart Fall seed starting chart
Basics of Fall Vegetable Gardening
Survey class for beginning Gardeners starting in Fall
Fall Gardening Basics Presentation UCMG fall gardening basics 2018 ver 1
Fall Gardening Basics Handout Fall planting chart
Wildlife Vertebrate Pest Class
How to deal with garden pests with Fur & Feathers above and below ground.
Presentation IPM for Vertebrate Pests 3-15-19
Deer resistant plants Deer Resistant Plant list-QHR pest class 3-2019
The Buzz About Bees
Introduction to bee keeping with Randi Fox.
- Bee class presentation: Bee Class ppt
- Bee club list: Bee Club list
- Bee package and queen suppliers Bee Package and Queen Suppliers
- Bee keeping suppliers BeeKeeping Suppliers
Grow Great Strawberries
From UC Master Gardener Dawn Avery who presented this deck in Watsonville March 31st, 2018. Grow Great Strawberries Strawberries demo garden 3-2018
Soil & Plant Nutrition
From UC Master Gardener Dawn Avery who presented this deck to Master Gardeners at the April 2018 quarterly meeting.
Soil & Plant Nutrition Basic_Soil_Plant_Nutrition
Herbs in the Garden
From UC Master Gardener Susan Brown who presented this deck to Master Gardeners at the April 2018 quarterly meeting.
Herb Gardening 101 Herb Gardening 101
Strawberries Monterey Bay 2017
From advisor and UCANR director Mark Bolda presented this deck to Master Gardeners at the Nov 2017 quarterly meeting.
Strawberries in California Strawberries in California- MG Salinas
Straw Bale and Hugelkulture Gardening
Date : July 22, 2017 Instructors: Paula Fisler and Karina Gaille
Handout on Straw Bale gardening Strawbale Gardening Workshop branded
Handout on Hugelkulture gardening Hugelkultur class july 2017
Integrated Pest Management Basics
Date : May 26, 2018 Instructors: Delise Weir and Trink Praxel
Presentation (.pdf format) UCMG IPM v3.1
Starting a Summer Garden
Date: May 27, 2017 Instructor: Carol King