Fruit Grower Meeting brings Jeff Colombini, 2013 Grower of the Year, and UC experts, to Apple Hill
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2016 11:53 PM
Sutter Hill, CA...Lynn Wunderlich, local U.C. Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor for El Dorado, Amador, Calaveras and Tuolumne counties, invites foothill fruit growers to a “Tree Fruit Meeting” to be held on Tuesday, February 9, 8:15 A.M. until 12:00 P.M. The meeting will take place in the Institute of Forest Genetics’ conference room at 2480 Carson Road in Placerville. There is a registration fee of $5 per person. Invited speakers include Jeff Colombini of Lodi Farming Inc. who was recently honored by “Good Fruit Grower” magazine as 2013 “Grower of the Year.” Jeff grows about 500 acres of apples and 300 acres of cherries in the northern San Joaquin Valley and will discuss growing techniques Lodi Farming uses to produce premium apples. Other featured speakers include Katherine Pope, UC Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor in Sacramento-Solano-Yolo Counties, who will help growers understand how to count tree fruit chilling hours. UC Davis Professor and pomology expert Ted DeJong will give an overview of “how fruit trees work.” El Dorado County Agricultural Commissioner will present an update on laws and regulations affecting farmers. Local Farm Advisor Lynn Wunderlich will provide an update on weather patterns and tree fruit disease management...
Winter Seasonal Care Tips from Mother Lode Bonsai Club
Posted by: thepinetree on 01/27/2016 11:54 PM
San Andreas, CA....During our cold days and even colder winter nights, now’s the time for taking important steps in the care of bonsai trees, especially when most are hibernating. Sensei (teacher) Frank Garcia of Sonora will provide a free public demonstration on the basics of repotting and styling at the Mother Lode Bonsai Club’s meeting on Saturday, February 6. The meeting will be held at the Oak Shadows Mobile Home Park Clubhouse, located at 1330 Calaveritas Road (off Mt. Ranch Road) in San Andreas...
Let Royce Construction & Design Help You With Your Next Project Or Rebuild
Posted by: thepinetree on 10/15/2015 02:08 PM
Tuolumne, CA...At Royce Construction & Design, Inc., we've earned a reputation as an excellent builder by ensuring our clients needs are met and their projects are completed on schedule and within budget. From the simple to the lavish, we take on a wide range of projects. We've experienced it all and we can help you every step of the way. Our firm was established by Evan Royce in 2007, and is a Design-Build General Contracting Firm based out of Tuolumne County, Ca. We service the Sierra Nevada, Central Valley, Bay Area and Central Coast regions.
Shop Timeless Home Gallery For Fall Fun & Furniture
Posted by: thepinetree on 10/09/2015 09:23 AM
Make Plans To Attend Or Exhibit At The Calaveras Home & Garden Show
Posted by: thepinetree on 07/17/2015 11:10 AM
Angels Camp, CA...The Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the Annual Fall Home & Garden Show will be returning to the Calaveras County Fairgrounds in Angels Camp on October 2nd, 2015 from 10am to 8pm and October 3rd, 2015 from 9am to 6pm. Sponsored by the Chamber Champions, the Show is your source for everything you need for your home – inside and out.
Jackson, CA...May 2nd, 2015 –The Master Food Preservers of Amador/Calaveras Counties presents a free class covering Jams and Sauces. Achieve the perfect gel with your jams and jellies and create an appetizing product that will please even the most sophisticated palette. Also discover canned sauces, perfect as a condiment or side to a meal or available for last minute desserts. This class will offer an inspiring discussion and demonstration of boiling water canning and go home prepared to line your pantry with beautiful preserves and sauces....
Martell, CA...The UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County will host a free class on how to create and maintain healthy soil. We will teach you how to find your own soil type from the NRCS website. We will discuss what this data means. If you have a laptop or similar device, please bring it so you can explore the information in depth and save it as a bookmark. Methods of improving and maintaining your soil will also be presented. Questions on irrigation are welcome...
MASTER GARDENERS of Amador County PLANT & SEED SALE
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/13/2015 11:05 PM
Plymouth, CA...The UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County will be holding a plant sale on April 26, from 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. It will be hosted by AMADOR 360 – Winery Collective - located @ 18590 Hwy 49, Plymouth, CA 95669 (PH: 209-245- 6600 amador360.com.) Continuously, throughout the day, Master Gardeners will be available to discuss gardening/watering in a year of drought and any other gardening questions you have...