UCCE Master Gardeners of San Joaquin County
University of California
UCCE Master Gardeners of San Joaquin County

Advice to Grow By

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Registration is now closed. We have reached our capacity for the classes being offered. If you have any questions, please contact us at 209-953-6112.

2018 Smart Gardening Conference
Saturday, March 3rd, 2018
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

 

Our keynote speaker will be Ernesto Sandoval, Director, UC Davis Botanical Conservatory. He will be speaking about Big and Small, Public and Private Low Water Use Garden Projects
Our keynote speaker will be Ernesto Sandoval, Director, UC Davis Botanical Conservatory. He will be speaking about Big and Small, Public and Private Low Water Use Garden Projects

We want to make sure you are selecting the classes that will best fit your interest and expectations.

Session Descriptions

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The conference will take place at the
Robert J. Cabral Agricultural Center
2101 E. Earhart Ave. Stockton, 95206
Click here for a map.

ag center

2018 Schedule

8:30 Registration & Morning Refreshments

9:00-9:45 Keynote Speaker

10:00-10:55

  • Common Fruit Tree Pests & How to Manage Them 
  • Growing Herbs
  • Cold Hardy Aloes for Northern California
  • MFP - Strawberries

11:00-11:55

  • Gardening for Pollinators
  • Successful Summer Vegetable Gardening
  • Proper Tool Care
  • MFP -Tomatoes

1:10-2:50
Classes in this session will all include a hands-on component  

  • Plant Propagation
  • Irrigation in the Home Garden
  • Savvy Succulents
  • MFP - Anytime Jelly and Jam ($10.00 supply fee due at class)

3:00-3:55

  • Gardening in Your Golden Years - Adaptive Gardening
  • Landscape Weed ID and Management
  • All About Composting
  • MFP - Herbs

4:00 Closing Remarks & Survey Collection

Webmaster Email: mdhachman@ucdavis.edu