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A Garden Runs Through It

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March 2017

¨ Book of the Month— The Indestructible Houseplant

¨ Ornamental Plant of the Month— Lenten Rose

¨ Edible Plant of the Month— Rainbow Vegetables

¨ Recipe of the Month— Honey-Orange Upside Down Cake

 

PDF 3/8/17
St Paddy's Day Terrarium Workshop

Make a St. Paddy's Day Terrarium using succulents!

Tuesday February 28, 6:30 to 8pm

Rocco's Bar and Grill, Colusa

$25

Limited to 20 people.

Deadline is February 24

See flyer for details.

PDF 2/22/17
February 2017

Book of the Month - Free Range Chicken Gardens

Ornamental Plant of the Month - Trees

Edible Plant of the Month - Edibles in your Garden

Recipe of the Month - Valentines Day Tomato Basil Soup

Information about our next workshop!

PDF 2/2/17
January 2017

Book of the Month - Garden Catalogs

Ornamental Plant of the Month - Not to Late to Plant Spring Bulbs

Edible Plant of the Month - Exploring Asian Vegetables

Recipe of the Month - Orange Bread

 

PDF 1/6/17
Kids Workshop

Wednesday December 28, 10am to noon

Colusa County Free Library, Colusa

Limited to 20 kids, first come, first served.

PDF 12/21/16
Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from the UC Master Gardeners of Colusa County.

JPG 12/19/16
2017 UC Master Gardener training class deadline extended

The 2017 training application deadline has been extended to January 3, 2017.

Training will begin on Wednesday January 11 and conclude on April 26. This is a weekly class in Yuba City.

After the training you will be a certified UC Master Gardener of Colusa County.

If you are interested please fill out the application.

PDF 12/15/16
December 2016

Book of the Month - The Pruning Answer Book

Ornamental Plant of the Month - Linguistrum japonicum

Edible Plant of the Month - Rose Hips

Recipe of the Month - Roasted Cauliflower with Butternut Squash and Pomegranate

 

PDF 12/8/16
First Frost Alert for the Sacramento Valley

Prepare for a Frost

PDF 12/5/16
Wreath workshop

Make a wreath for the holidays! We will be using fresh greens of all kinds.

When - Saturday December 3, 10 to noon

Where - Colusa County Fairgrounds, Community building

Fee - $25

Bernice Dommer will be the instructor.

Bring pruning shears if you have a pair.

If you have something special you want to put on the wreath, please bring it.

 

PDF 11/15/16
#GivingTuesday

The UC Master Gardener Program of Colusa County has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.

The UC Master Gardeners of Colusa County volunteers donated 720 hours and made 977 face to face contacts in 2015/16. 

Thank you for your support of our program.

PDF 11/14/16
Pumpkin Centerpiece workshop

Make a pumpkin centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table.

When: Wednesday November 9, 6-8pm

Where: Market Street Grill, Colusa

Fee: $25

See flyer for details!

PDF 11/4/16
November 2016

Book of the Month - Succulents Simplified

Ornamental Plant of the Month - Pink Muhly

Edible Plant of the Month - Radishes

Recipe of the Month - Cheesecake

Pumpkin Centerpiece flyer

How to become a Master Gardener

PDF 11/1/16
Interested in becoming a Master Gardener in Colusa County?

Meet the Master Gardeners and application deadline November 15.

Where: 100 Sunrise Blvd., Conference room, Colusa

When: November 15 at 1pm

If you are interested in the program, come by and talk to us.

PDF 10/19/16
October 2016

Book of the Month - Wicked Bugs

Ornamental Plant of the Month - Figs

Edible Plant of the Month - Laotian Market Place

Recipe of the Month - Asian Pear Crisp

PDF 10/5/16
Succulent workshop

Sign up and pay for the succulent workshop. The deadline is Wednesday September 21.

When: Wednesday September 28, 6-8pm

Where: United Methodist Church, 9th & Pendleton, Arbuckle

Fee: $25, Click here to pay

PDF 9/19/16
September 2016

Book of the Month - All the Presidents' Gardens

Ornamental Plant of the Month - Inspect your Trees for Hazards

Edible Plant of the Month - Winter Gardening

Recipe of the Month - Ranger Cookies

PDF 9/6/16
Fairy Garden workshop deadline extended

The Fairy Garden workshop deadline has been extended to Friday August 26.

Pre-pay here http://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=18468

Fairy Garden workshop is Tuesday August 30, 6-8pm

See flyer for details.

PDF 8/24/16
Fairy Garden workshop

Fairy Garden Workshop, August 30, 6-8pm

CIP conference room, 100 Sunrise Blvd, Colusa

 

$25 fee includes container, soil and plants. You must pay in advance to be registered.

http://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=18468

 

Fairy garden accessories are not included. Patti from Davison's will be there with accessories or you can bring your own.

In Colusa County fairy garden accessories can be purchased at Davison's or Fouch's.

DEADLINE for payment is August 23!

PDF 8/18/16
August newsletter

Book of the Month - Garden Rooms

Ornamental Plant of the Month - Lavender

Edible Plant of the Month - Edible Flowers

Recipe of the Month - Watermelon, Tomato and Feta Cheese Salad

 

Fairy Garden workshop information

PDF 8/2/16
Fairy Garden workshop

Fairy Garden workshop

  • Tuesday August 30, 6-8pm
  • 100 Sunrise Blvd, Colusa, Conference room
  • $25 fee includes plants, soil and container
  • Fee does not include accessories

See the flyer for details on how to pay the fee.

 

Deadline August 23 or until it sells out. This workshop will sell out!

PDF 7/14/16
June 2016

Book of the Month - How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack

Ornamental Plant of the Month - Buddleia

Recipe of the Month - Blackberry-Peach Bread Pudding

 

Come visit us at the Colusa County Fair, June 9-12, Etchepare Hall

PDF 6/3/16
Gourd workshop

Gourd workshop, Saturday May 14, 9am to noon

We cleaned 33 gourds for the class.

We will have paint, stain, stencils, drills, dremel tool and hot glue.

Yes, you can make a birdhouse but you there are other things to try.

Refreshments will be served.

Bring your imagination and have fun!

PDF 5/11/16
May 2016

Book of the Month - Celebrating Great Garden Literature

Ornamental Plant of the Month - Alstromeria

Recipe of the Month - Quick Chicken Casserole

Edible Plant of the Month - Nasturtiums

Gourd workshop - FREE

PDF 5/3/16
April 2016

Book of the Month - Rosemary & Thyme: The Tree of Death

Ornamental Plant of the Month - Pride of Madeira

Recipe of the Month - Banana Split Trail Mix

PDF 4/6/16
Garden Advice

Come see us at the Family Fair, April 2, 10-2pm, Colusa County Fairgrounds

PDF 3/28/16
Plant Clinic

Plant clinic

Friday March 25

Griff's Feed and Seed, Fremont & 7th, Colusa

PDF 3/21/16
Succulent workshop

The succulent workshop is filling up fast and we will have to close it before the deadline. If you plan on attending please go online and pay.

Click here to pay

 

PDF 3/8/16
March 2016 PDF 3/7/16
Fairy Garden

Fairy Garden workshop deadline February 19! You can pay on-line, in our office, or mail a check.

If you mail a check, make it payable to UC Regents.

Mail to:

UCCE

100 Sunrise Blvd, Ste E

Colusa, Ca  95932

See flyer for details!

PDF 2/16/16
February 2016

Book of the Month - The $64 Tomato

Ornamental Plant of the Month - Sally Holmes Rose

Edible Garden of the Month - Potatoes

Recipe of the Month - Beef Picadillo Stuffed Acorn Squash

PDF 2/9/16
Rose Pruning Workshop

Rose Pruning Workshop

Saturday January 30

10am - noon

Williams Elementary School, 1404 E St., Williams

PDF 1/27/16
January 2015

Book of the Month

Ornamental Plant of the Month

Edible Garden of the Month

Recipe of the Month

Smart Gardening Practices

PDF 1/4/16
December 2015

Book of the Month - Great Garden Companions

Ornamental Plant of the Month - Tulips

Edible Garden of the Month - Carrots

Recipe of the Month - Pumpkin Curry soup

Smart Gardening Practices - Tree Selection

PDF 12/2/15
November 2016

¨ Book of the Month— Tree & Shrub Gardening in Nor. Cal.

¨ Ornamental Plant of the Month— Chitalpa

¨ Edible Garden of the Month– Rosemary

¨ Tool of the Month—Nejiri Gama hoe

¨ Recipe of the Month— White Bean Chicken Chili

¨ Smart Gardening Practices

¨ November in the Garden

¨ Garden club activities

 

PDF 11/2/15
October 2015

Plants and books and recipes!

PDF 9/30/15
September 2015

The UCCE Master Gardener of Colusa County's newsletter is back. Many people told us that they missed the monthly newsletter.

If there is a topic or segment you would like to see, please let us know.

PDF 9/1/15
Summer Fruit Tree workshop

Summer Fruit Tree workshop

Saturday July 25

10am - noon

Davis Ranches

Free workshop/open to the public

 

PDF 7/6/15
May 2015

Upcoming events

Blog posts

Recipe

What to do in May

PDF 5/1/15
Garden Advice at the Family Fair

Colusa Children's Services Family Fair

Saturday April 11, 10-2

Colusa County Fairgrounds

Bring your kids and grandkids for lots of family fun.

The UCCE Master Gardeners of Colusa County will have their table there.

The kids will be making "chia" heads.

"Ask us" about saving water in your garden and landscape!

 

PDF 4/10/15
Plant Clinic, April 3

Plant Clinic,

  • Friday April 3 from 10-3pm
  • Griff's Feed and Seed, 7th and Fremont, Colusa

Do you have questions about watering your lawn and garden during the drought?

Do you have a gardening question?

 

NEW this year. We will help you re-pot your plant. Bring your plant and a pot (or purchase on there) and we will help you re-pot it!

PDF 4/1/15
March 2015 PDF 3/2/15
February 2015 PDF 2/3/15
January 2015

What to Read this Month?

Ornamental Plant of the Month

Edible Garden of the Month

Recipe of the Month

Winter Fruit Tree workshop

Rose Pruning workshop

PDF 1/5/15
December 2014

Winter Fruit Tree workshop

Rose Pruning workshop

2015 Calendar available

Need a Gift for the Holidays?

Connecting with Gardeners

Holly Bushes

Edible Gardens Hidden in Plain Sight

Cranberry Walnut pie

Preparing for a Frost

PDF 12/4/14
UCCE Master Gardener of Colusa County Workshop ideas.

The UCCE Master Gardeners of Colusa County are looking to serve you better. We would like to know what workshops you would like to attend.

Please fill out the survey.

All participants will be entered into a drawing for a set of Landscape Pest ID cards. The deadline is Friday December 12.

Thank you

 

PDF 11/12/14
November 2014 PDF 11/5/14
Fall workshop

Fall Fruit Tree Workshop and Nature Walk

  • November 1, 10-noon
  • Davis Ranches
  • See flyer for details

 

Do you like to garden?

Do you like to volunteer?

Deadline to become a UCCE Master Gardener of Colusa County is November 7.

 

2015 UCCE Master Gardener of Colusa County calendar is now available.

  • What to plant each month.
  • Tips and ideas.
  • A beautiful Colusa County color picture.
PDF 10/29/14
October 2014 PDF 10/2/14
September 2014 PDF 9/9/14
August 2014 PDF 8/5/14
Harvest Day

Harvest Day

Saturday July 19, 9am-12:00

7681 Sycamore Slough Rd, Colusa

 

Lot of peaches and nectarines to pick - bring a bag.

Bring a friend!

PDF 7/17/14
July 2014

Harvest Day

July 19, 9-12

Davis Ranches, Colusa

See flyer for details

PDF 7/9/14
Open House

Please join the UC Master Gardeners of Colusa County for our Open House

  • Thursday June 26
  • 4-6pm
  • 100 Sunrise Blvd, Colusa
  • Conference room
PDF 6/25/14
June 2014 PDF 6/4/14
May 8th is Be A Scientist Day PDF 5/7/14
May 2014 PDF 5/1/14
Plant Clinic

Plant Clinic

Friday April 11

10am - 4pm

Griff's Feed and Seed, Colusa

 

Ask Us!

DOCX 4/10/14
April 2014

Upcoming events

Family Fair - Saturday April 5th at the fairgrounds

Plant Clinic - Friday April 11 at Griff's Feed and Seed

PDF 4/4/14
Fruit Tree and Garden Irrigation workshop

This event is rain or shine! Presentations will be inside.

PDF 3/27/14
March 2014 PDF 3/3/14
February 2014

Colusa Farm Show

February 4,5,6

Lots of good gardening information at the Farm Show

Remember to stop by and see the UC Master Gardeners of Colusa County in the Main Exhibit Hall.

PDF 2/3/14
Rose Pruning Workshop

Rose Pruning Workshop - Sunday January 26th, 1-3pm, Colusa County Fairgrounds

PDF 1/22/14
January 2014

Winter Fruit Tree workshop

Rose Pruning workshop

PDF 1/3/14
Winter Fruit Tree Workshop

Winter Fruit Tree Workshop

  • Apples and Pears
  • Peaches and Nectarines
  • Apricots
  • Citrus

Saturday January 11, 1-3pm

Davis Ranches, 7681 Sycamore Slough Rd., Colusa

PDF 12/16/13
December 2013 PDF 12/2/13
November 2013 PDF 11/4/13
October 2013 PDF 9/30/13
2014 Training Information Days

Interested in becoming a Master Gardener of Colusa County?

Come to one of our Information days.

PDF 9/23/13
September 2013 newsletter PDF 9/3/13
August Newsletter PDF 8/2/13
July 2013 PDF 7/1/13
June 2013 PDF 5/31/13
May 2013 PDF 5/3/13
Drip Irrigation workshop

Saturday April 20, 9am-11am

NEW LOCATION

Messick's Ace Hardware, Colusa

PDF 4/11/13
April 2013 PDF 4/1/13
Plant Clinic PDF 3/25/13
March 2013 PDF 3/6/13
February 2013 PDF 2/5/13
Rose Pruning Workshop

Rose Pruning workshop today

DOCX 1/27/13
January 2013 PDF 1/7/13
Rose Pruning Workshop, 2013 PDF 12/19/12
December 2012 PDF 12/5/12
November 2012 PDF 11/1/12
October 2012 PDF 10/4/12
2013 Master Gardener Information Letter and Application

2013 UC Master Gardener of Colusa County Information Letter and Application.

Deadline is Friday November 9th.

PDF 9/14/12
Correction to Lemon Basil Almond Pesto PDF 9/10/12
September 2012 PDF 9/7/12
August 2012 PDF 8/3/12
July 2012 PDF 7/8/12
June 2012 PDF 6/1/12
May 2012 PDF 5/2/12
April Newsletter PDF 4/2/12
March 2012 PDF 3/7/12
February 2012 PDF 1/30/12
Rose Pruning workshop date change PDF 1/19/12
Rose Pruning Workshop DOCX 1/6/12
October 2011 PDF 9/30/11
September 2011 PDF 9/1/11
August 2011 PDF 8/2/11
Smart Gardening Conference PDF 7/27/11
June 2011 PDF 6/8/11
May 2011 PDF 5/2/11
April 2011 PDF 4/1/11
March 2011 PDF 3/1/11
February 2011 PDF 1/31/11
January 2011 PDF 1/3/11
December 2010 PDF 11/30/10
November 2010 PDF 11/4/10
October 2010 PDF 10/1/10
September 2010 PDF 9/3/10
August 2010 PDF 8/3/10
July 2010 PDF 7/2/10
June 2010 PDF 5/26/10
May 2010 PDF 4/29/10
April 2010 PDF 4/9/10
Plant Clinic Flyer PDF 4/9/10
March 2010 PDF 3/1/10
February 2010 PDF 2/1/10
January 2010 PDF 1/4/10
December 2009 PDF 12/1/09
November 2009 PDF 11/13/09
October 2009 PDF 10/5/09
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