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UC Master Gardener’s of Nevada County gardening workshops

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Drought Tolerant Plants

10 a.m. – noon today

Get water-wise in the garden. Cut your water bill and do your part to conserve water by planting drought tolerant plants in your landscape.

— Learn about water-wise landscape design principles and tips.

— Get updated about the current California drought and how it impacts us.

— Explore choices of beautiful drought resistant plants and resources for your landscape.

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— Learn efficient irrigation practices and basic fire-wise landscaping principles as well.

ABC's of Planting Fruit Trees

10 a.m. – noon, Oct. 18

Would you like to have tree-ripened fruit right from your backyard? Discover the basics of growing a successful home orchard with confidence.

— Explore how orchard trees interact with soils, weather, space and each other.

— Discover how to place and plant your new trees to give them their best start.

— Find out about planting depths and techniques.

— Learn about watering, fertilizing and pruning.

All events are free and held at the NID Business Center Grounds, Annex Building, 1036 W. Main St,, Grass Valley.

For more information, visit ncmg.ucanr.org/ or call 530-273-0919 (Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. – noon).

Source: UC Master Gardener's of Nevada County

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