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Harvest Day Comes to Fair Oaks

Aug 03, 2022 12:00AM ● By By Judy Andrews

FAIR OAKS, CA (MPG) - The UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County invite you to Harvest Day 2022 on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center (located inside Fair Oaks Park).

If you enjoy gardening and want to learn more, you’ll love this free event! Harvest Day highlights include demonstrations, keynote speakers (see below), 15-minute “mini” talks, information tables, and much more. Plus, you’ll get to ask questions of Master Gardeners and visit with local horticulture-related community organizations, and other local vendors.

Located in the Speaker’s Tent, the following three landscape-related topics and speakers will be featured. Please note times as talks will begin promptly:

8:30-9:15 a.m. “Selecting Trees for the Home Landscape in a Changing Climate” (Pam Bone, Landscape Horticulturist, Lifetime Master Gardener)

9:45-10:30 a.m. “Healthy Soil – Soil Preparation for a Healthy Landscape” (Kevin Marini, UCCE Master Gardener Coordinator, Placer/Nevada Counties)

11-11:45 a.m. “Make Your Landscape Wildlife Friendly” (Roxie Jones, Lifetime Master Gardner, FOHC Wildlife Habitat Garden Project Leader)

Additionally, food trucks will be onsite for an additional charge. Bring cash or checks for Master Gardener shop sales.

As always, service dogs only are allowed at Fair Oaks Horticulture Center events. The center is located at 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd. For more information about the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center, visit:

For details about Harvest Day 2022 and to learn more about the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Master Gardeners of Sacramento County, visit:

Source: UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County