Master Gardener Workshops

Western Municipal Water District partners with the University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Master Gardener Program of Riverside County to host FREE monthly workshops that focus on gardening and efficient outdoor water use.

Workshops are hosted on the second Saturday of each month. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, workshops are being held virtually.

  1. Upcoming Workshops
  2. Past Workshops


Hydroponics: Gardening without soil

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020  |  10 a.m.  |  Join the workshop (Registration not required)

Join us to learn how to grow healthy hydroponically-produced foods using commonly available household items.

Speaker: Kelli Shaw-Hague, UC Master Gardener

Kelli Hague-Shaw, UC Master Gardener and elementary school teacher, is certified in hydroponics from the University of Arizona. With a United States Department of Agriculture Farm to School Grant, and in partnership with her elementary school staff and students and with the City of Perris, she has provided fresh food for her school's lunch program. Presently, she is involved with the management of nine aeroponic towers—a type of hydroponics—and a commercial farm system.

Home landscaping design

Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021  |  10 a.m.  |  Link coming soon.

Speaker: Ralph Thompson, UC Master Gardener

More details coming soon. 

Do you require special accommodation?

Any person with a disability who requires a reasonable modification or accommodation in order to participate in meetings should direct requests to at least 48 hours before the meeting.

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