[THIS IS A COPY OF EVENT INFORMATION ON THE MASTER GARDENER PROGRAM THIS SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2011 AT THE BLUE GOOSE IN LOOMIS, CA. ]
What: Placer County Master Gardeners present “The Fourth Annual Gardeners’ Gathering”
When: Saturday, March 5, 2011 RAIN or SHINE!!!
Where: Historic Blue Goose Fruit Shed, downtown Loomis, CA This facility is handicapped accessible.
Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Price: $25 includes lunch – pre-registration required
Note: Limited to 125 Seats
Register two ways: 1. On-line using a credit card at http://ceplacer.ucdavis.edu
2. In person at UCCE Placer Office (check or cash only) 11477 E Ave., Auburn, CA (in the Dewitt Center)
Topic: Who Are the Good Guys Here?
Beneficial Insects – identify them, encourage them, protect them.
Presenter: Patty Kiehl, instructor, Sierra College, Horticulture Department
Topic: Easy Care Roses for the Common Garden
Easy to grow roses and how to care for them.
Presenter: Charlotte Owendyke, immediate past president, Foothill Rose Society
Topic: Can I have a Better Lawn?
Use less water, fewer chemicals and spend less time mowing your lawn.
Presenter: Michael Connelly, representative for Florasource
Topic: Pruning Do’s and Don’ts
How to prune landscape plants including conifers and Japanese Maples
Presenter: Scott Paris, owner High Hand Nursery