UC Master Gardeners of Monterey & Santa Cruz Counties
University of California
UC Master Gardeners of Monterey & Santa Cruz Counties

Class Handouts

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

Planning your Vegetable Garden

Veggie garden planning basics with tips and charts, layout ideas plus online tools. 

UCMG veg garden planning 2019

Planting guide Santa Cruz County

vegie planting guide Monterey bay area

 

Grape Pruning

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. 

CompostingPresentation

Compost Basics Workshop 2017-03

A convenient truth - basic composting v2c (compress)

 

Seed Saving

The basics of seed saving.

seed_matters-seed_saving_chart

six-tips-for-saving-seed

 

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

 

The Buzz About Bees

Introduction to bee keeping with Randi Fox. 

Handouts: 

 

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

 

Wildlife Vertebrate Pest Class

From UC Master Gardeners Dawn Avery who presented this deck at Quail Hollow Ranch March 18th, 2018. Wildlife Garden Pests with Fur & Feathers  

IPM for Vertebrate Pests 3-18-18

 

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 v3-2up

Hand outs Checklist for Plant Diagnosis and Monitoring and Insectary plant list

Starting a Summer Garden

Date: May 27, 2017   Instructor: Carol King

Handouts Vegetable Garden Basics and Reading list for Seed Saving Class

 

Soil Prep for Your Vegetable Garden

Date: April 23, 2017   Instructor: Delise Weir

Download the presentation: UCMG Soil prep-full 2018

Class handouts  Soil Prep Resource SheetSoil ammendment source list

 

Chix in the City- Hens in the Hood

Date: March 25, 2017   Instructor: Candice McLaren

Download the presentation: Chix in the City Presentation for Master Gardeners March 25, 2017

Download the handout: chix in the city handout mar 2017

Download 6-up presentation for printing: Chix in the City Presentation for Master Gardeners March 25, 2017 shorter version (2)

 

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