Placer / Nevada Counties
University of California
Placer / Nevada Counties

2nd Annual Garden Faire

Date: March 25, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Contact: For more information, call 530-889-7388.

Sponsor: UC Master Gardeners of Placer County

Location: Gold Country Fairgrounds

Event Details

Learn about all things gardening at the 2nd Annual Garden Faire, March 25th, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Gold Country Fairgrounds, 1273 High Street, Auburn. Presented by the UC Master Gardeners of Placer County, the Garden Faire will be held in the Placer Building on the fairgrounds and feature speakers and educational activities for children and adults.

Admission for the day is $5 per person; children 12 and under will be admitted free but must be accompanied by an adult. Parking is also free, and the admission fee allows free return so individuals can come and go during the day.

Guest Speakers

  • 10:15-11:15 a.m. Dr. Richard Blatchford
    Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist, Poultry
    Department of Animal Science, UC Davis
    Backyard Chickens”

  • 12:15-1:15 p.m. John Whittlesey
    Owner of Canyon Creek Nursery and Design
    “Bees as Pollinators”

  • 1:30-2:30 p.m. Roberta Walker
    Owner of Roberta Walker Landscape Design
    “Drought Tolerant Plants in Your Landscape Design”

Educational Activities for Children and Adults

  • Kid’s Corner with gourd painting, coloring pages and a fun gardening Q&A with prizes.

  • Master gardeners to answer questions and provide information about composting, trees, raised beds, watering systems and other gardening topics.

  • Informational and vendor displays hosted by regional agencies and local businesses.

  • Unique planted containers for sale, door prizes and more!

Free parking on the fairgrounds is located off Auburn-Folsom Road at Fairgate Road.

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