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Spring Seminar Returns Virtually in 2021


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Wondering what plants make the most sense for San Diego gardens this year? Want to grow magnificent roses and stunning succulents in the same backyard? Tired of losing your fruits and vegetables to bugs and hungry wildlife? Then master the art of gardening San Diego style with the UCCE Master Gardener Program of San Diego County at a virtual Spring Seminar “Learn, Plant, Grow!” available online from 9:00 AM Saturday, March 20 through Sunday, March 28, 2021.

For only $35, you can watch 16 lectures and workshops from noted landscape designers, garden authors and horticulture experts on ways to grow beautiful gardens with little water while controlling pests and attracting native bees and other pollinators. And a focus on healthy gardening will explore ways to protect your skin from too much time outdoors. Special workshops will demonstrate how to grow and cook with herbs, craft garden art and grow California native plants. In addition, tools, garden art and hand-made birdhouses will be for sale. All presentations will be available online until midnight March 28.

Registration is now open and full details can be found at:


The UCCE Master Gardener Program of San Diego County is a non-profit organization and proceeds support educational outreach services including community, school and demonstration gardens, a free gardening hotline and specific programs to help change the way San Diego gardens.

The UCCE Master Gardener Program of San Diego County extends to the public research-based information about home horticulture and pest management. Master Gardeners are selected and trained by the University of California Cooperative Extension to volunteer in the community, educating home gardeners on tested gardening methods. The UCCE Master Gardener Program of San Diego County was formed in 1983 and has over 350 active volunteers who donate thousands of volunteer hours to the community each year.

Sample Class Schedule

  • Air Plants for All: Tillandsias for Your Home and Garden
  • Beginning Vegetable Gardening
  • California Natives - Plants with Purpose 
  • Citrus for the Home Garden
  • Essential Succulents for Colorful, Carefree Gardens
  • From Green Thumbs to Great Skin: Dermatology lessons for the Avid Gardener
  • How Orchids Rebloom
  • Landscape Design: How Do I Begin My Project
  • Overcoming Gardening Challenges

*For a full list of classes and workshops visit: 




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