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Issue Articles Type Date Added
Green Scene August 2019
  • Fall Horticulture Classes
  • Hort Study Tour - May 2020
  • Return to Chernobyl
  • Dieback of Raywood Ash
  • Girdling of Ornamental Trees
PDF 8/16/19
Green Scene mid-July 2019
  • 2019 Horticulture Classes - Beginning August
  • Horticultural Study Tour XI:  May 2020 - Wales, Edinburgh, Northern Scotland
  • Return to Chernobyl and more...
PDF 7/23/19
Green Scene July 2019
  • Horticultural Study Tour XI:  May 2020
  • 2019 Horticulture Classes - Beginning August
  • Xeriscape Principles for Water Conservation
PDF 7/1/19
Green Scene June 2019
  • Horticultural Study Tour XI:  May 2020
  • 2019 Horticulture Classes
  • Preventing Nuisance Fruit Formation in Shade Trees
  • Dieback of Raywood Ash
PDF 6/3/19
May 2019
  • 2019 Horticulture Classes
  • 2020 Horticultural Study Tour
  • Rose Rosette Disease in Kern County
PDF 5/6/19
Green Scene April 2019
  • 2019 Horticulture Classes
  • 11th Horticultural Study Tour: May 2020
  • Nitrogen Application for Turf and Landscape Plants 
PDF 4/10/19
Green Scene March 2019
  • 2019 Horticulture Classes
  • 10th Horticultural Study Tour
  • Fireblight Disease of Trees and Shrubs
PDF 3/20/19
37th Annual Landscape Management Seminar
  • 37th Annual Landscape Management Seminar
  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019
  • Hodel's - Begins at 7:30am
PDF 2/25/19
Green Scene January 2019
  • 37th Annual Landscape Management Seminar
  • 2019 Horticulture Classes
  • Planting and Early Care of Deciduous Fruit Trees
  • Wood Ashes for the Garden and Landscape 
PDF 1/16/19
Green Scene December 2018
  • December Fruit Tree Pruning Demonstrations-Dec. 12th & 13th
  • 37th Annual Landscape Management Seminar
  • Winter Pruning of Outdoor Roses
PDF 12/10/18
Green Scene November 2018
  • Horticultural Study Tour: Thailand
  • December Pruning Demonstrations
  • 37th Annual Landscape Management Seminar
  • Pruning Shade Trees
PDF 11/5/18
Greenscene October 2018 PDF 10/8/18
Green Scene September 2018

   *Please note, we are sending another issue of the Green Scene September 2018 to reflect correction to the departure date of the 2019 Horticultural Study Tour to Thailand. We apologize for any inconvenience and please contact the office if any questions.*

  • Bakersfield Fall Horticulture Class: Special Topics
  • 2019 Horticultural Study Tour: Thailand
  • Fall Horticulture Class -  Tehachapi
  • Fall Turf Management 

 

 

      

PDF 9/18/18
Green Scene September 2018
  • Bakersfield Fall Horticulture Class: Special Topics
  • 2019 Horticultural Study Tour: Thailand
  • Fall Horticulture Class -  Tehachapi
  • Fall Turf Management 
PDF 9/18/18
Horticulture for Landscapes, Orchards, and Gardens - Special Topics Bakersfield
  • Class Forming Now!
  • Monday nights starting October 8th, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • See flier attached for links to syllabus and registration
PDF 9/12/18
Green Scene August 2018 no. 2
  • Fall Horticulture Class - Tehachapi
  • Bakersfield Fall Horticulture Class:  Special Topics
  • 2019 Horticultural Study Tour:  Thailand 
PDF 8/23/18
Green Scene August 2018
  • Our July Weather
  • Meetings and Announcements
  • Soil Testing
  • Rose Rosette Disease in Bakersfield
  • 2019 Horticulture Study Tour: Thailand 
PDF 8/6/18
Green Scene July 2018 Special Edition
  • Rose Rosette Disease Has Been Discovered in Kern County
PDF 7/10/18
Green Scene July 2018
  • Fall Horticulture Class-Tehachapi
  • Xeriscape Principles for Water Conservation
  • Early Announcement - 2019 Horticultural Study Tour: Thailand
PDF 7/2/18
Green Scene June 2018
  • Fall Horticulture Class-Tehachapi
  • Tips for Saving Water in Landscape Irrigation
  • 2019 Horticultural Study Tour: Thailand
PDF 6/6/18
Green Scene March-April 2018
  • Fireblight Disease of Trees and Shrubs
  • Spring Planting of Trees and Shrubs
  • Horticulture Class Tehachapi, autumn, 2018 
PDF 4/5/18
Green Scene February 2018
  • 36th Annual Landscape Seminar - February 7
  • Spring Horticulture Class-Ridgecrest
  • Horticulture Class-Tehachapi
  • Crabgrass and the Rule of the Superbowl
  • Deciduous Fruit Trees for the Home Orchard
  • Return to Chernobyl, April 2018-Last Announcement
PDF 1/29/18
Green Scene January 2018
  • Job Opportunity:  Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator-Fresno
  • 36th Annual Landscape Management Seminar
  • Spring Horticulture Class-Ridgecrest
  • Spring Horticulture Class-Tehachapi
  • Winter Irrigation for Home Landscapes, Gardens, and Orchards
  • Roof Rats
  • Return to Chernobyl, April, 2018
PDF 1/2/18
Green Scene December 2017
  • December Pruning Demonstrations - December 12th & 13th
  • 36th Annual Landscape Management Seminar
  • Spring Horticulture Class- Ridgecrest
  • Spring Horticulture Class- Tehachapi
  • Water Irrigation for Home Landscapes, Gardens, and Orchards
  • Dormant Treatment for Home Fruit Trees and other Plants
  • Return to Chernobyl, April, 2018

 

PDF 12/7/17
Green Scene October 2017
  • Palm Workshop - November 27th
  • December Pruning Demonstration - December 12-13
  • 33rd Annual Landscape Management Seminar - February 7, 2018
  • Possible Spring Horticulture Classes in Ridgecrest and Tehachapi
  • Rose Pruning
  • Return to Chernobyl - April 2018
PDF 11/9/17
Green Scene September 2017
  • Food Preservation Class
  • Fall Horticulture Classes - Not too late to join
  • Ants
  • More meetings and announcements
PDF 9/6/17
The Green Scene August 2017
  • Food Preservation Class-Please Respond if Interested
  • Fall Horticulture Classes Starting in August
  • Announcement:  Return to Chernobyl, April, 2018
  • 2019 Horticultural Study Tour destination Thailand
  • Later Summer Turfgrass Problems
PDF 8/10/17
Green Scene July 2017
  • Food Preservation Class
  • Fall Horticulture Classes
  • 2018 Horticultural Study Tour - Thailand
  • Return to Chernobyl
  • Saving Water in Landscape Irrigation
  • Drip Irrigation for Home Landscapes
  • Summer Pruning of Shade Trees   
PDF 7/11/17
Green Scene June 2017
  • Food Preservation Class offered
  • Fall Horticulture Classes
  • 2018 Horticultural Study Tour destination: Thailand 
  • Chernobyl: April 2018
  • Nitrogen Application for Landscape Plants
  • Fertilizers and Soil Acidity 
PDF 6/12/17
Green Scene May 2017
  • New County Publication, Shade and Ornamental Trees for Kern County
  • Food Preservation Class
  • Fall Horticulture Classes
  • 2018 Horticultural Study Tour destination:  Thailand
  • Tree Problems in the Bakersfield Area 
PDF 5/15/17
Green Scene March 2017
  • Field Trip to UCLA:  Landscape Design, Landscape Conversion and the Mathias Garden
  • 2017 Horticultural Tour:  Iceland, July 15-22, 2017
  • Fireblight Disease of Trees and Shrubs 
PDF 3/20/17
Green Scene February 2017
  • Horticulture V Class - It's not too late to join!
  • 2017 Horticulture Tour:  Iceland, July 15-22, 2017
  • Crabgrass and the Rule of the Superbowl - Now is the time
  • Fruit Trees for the Home Orchard 
PDF 2/7/17
Green Scene January 2017
  • 35th Annual Landscape Management Seminar
  • Horticulture V Class-Starts February 16, 2017
  • 2017 Horticulture Tour:  Iceland
  • Winter Pruning of Outdoor Roses
  • Dormant Treatment for Home Fruit Trees and Other Plants
  • Crabgrass and the Rule of the Superbowl
PDF 1/4/17
Green Scene December 2016
  • December Pruning Demonstrations - December 13th and December 14th
  • 35th Annual Landscape Management Seminar - February 1, 2017
  • Horticulture V Class - Starts February 16, 2017
  • 2017 Horticulture Tour:  Iceland
  • Winter Pruning of Outdoor Roses
  • Wood Ashes as a Garden Fertilizer
  • Dormant Treatment for Home Fruit Trees and other Plants 
PDF 12/12/16
Green Scene November 2016
  • December Pruning Demonstrations
  • 35th Annual Landscape Management Seminar
  • Horticulture V Class
  • 2017 Horticulture Tour: Iceland
  • Pruning of Outdoor Roses
  • Toxicity of Landscape and Garden Plants
PDF 11/17/16
Green Scene October 2016
  • Welcome to New Readers
  • Redhumped Caterpillar
  • Tips for Selecting an Arborist
  • Horticulture Tour 2017:  Iceland
  • Future Classes 
PDF 10/12/16
Green Scene September 2016 PDF 9/6/16
Green Scene August 2016
  • Fall 2016 Horticulture Classes - Starting soon!
  • More Tree Problems in the Bakersfield Area
  • Future Horticulture Tours and Classes
PDF 8/8/16
Green Scene July 2016
  • Fall 2016 Horticulture Classes
  • Tree Problems in the Bakersfield Area
  • Xeriscape Principles for Water Conservation
  • Where is the grass greener?
  • Return to Chernobyl, Ukraine
  • Future Horticulture Tours and Classes for 2017
PDF 7/6/16
Green Scene June 2016
  • Fall 2016 Horticulture Classes
  • Saving Water and $ in Home Landscapes, Gardens, and Orchards
  • Estimating Landscape Water Use: How am I doing?
  • Leaf Diseases Appear on Trees and Roses
  • Return to Chernobyl, Ukraine
  • Future Classes and Horticulture Tours  
PDF 5/31/16
February 2016

Upcoming Classes and Events

  • 34th Annual Landscape Management Seminar-Tuesday, February 9
  • 2016 Tehachapi Horticulture Class
  • 2016 Ridgecrest Horticulture Class
  • 2016 Horticultural Tour:  Gardens of Northern Italy and Tuscany 
PDF 2/8/16
Book Sale at the UC Office
  • Winter Sale! Up to 30% Off Select Books and Book Bundles
  • See Flyer
PDF 12/23/15
Green Scene December 2015
  • Welcome to New Readers
  • Pruning Demonstrations
  • Upcoming Classes and Events
  • Cold-Weather Injury to Landscape Plants
  • Dormant Treatment for Home Fruit Trees and other Plants
PDF 12/11/15
Pruning Demonstration For Deciduous Fruit Trees

Annual Fruit Tree Pruning Demonstrations

Monday, December 14, and Tuesday, December 15, 2015  

PDF 11/30/15
Green Scene September 2015

UC Riverside Turfgrass and Landscape Research Field Day

Thursday, September 17, 2015, UC Riverside

PDF 9/9/15
Green Scene Late August 2015
  • Bug Outbreaks in Ridgecrest
  • Horticulture for Landscapes, Orchards, and Gardens:  Fall Classes
  • Horticulture I Class starting Tuesday, September 1, 2015 @ 5:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Horticulture II Class starting this Wednesday, August 26, 2015 @ 5:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Return to Chernobyl, Ukraine--November 2015 

 

PDF 8/24/15
Green Scene August 2015
  • Horticulture for Landscapes, Orchards, and Gardens:  Fall Classes

          Horticulture I Class, starting Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

          Horticulture II Class, starting Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 5:50 p.m. 

  • Return to Chernobyl, Ukraine--November, 2015 

 

PDF 8/14/15
Green Scene July 2015
  • Horticulture For Landscapes, Orchards, And Gardens:  Classes Offered Fall 2015

         Correction to start date for Horticulture II class - Wednesday, August 26, 2015 

PDF 7/27/15
Green Scene July 2015
  • Horticulture For Landscapes, Orchards, And Gardens:  Classes Offered Fall 2015
  • Future Classes and Horticulture Tours
  • Update on the Asian Citrus Psyllid and Citrus Greening
  • Citrus Leafminer

 

PDF 7/27/15
Green Scene June 2015 PDF 6/2/15
Green Scene April 2015

- California's Drought Emergency and the Landscape

- Saving Water (And $) in Home Landscapes, Gardens, and Orchards

- Saving Water in Turf and the Landscape:  A Seminar Series, June 9th and June 10th

- Fall 2015 Horticulture Classes Offered by UC Cooperative Extension

PDF 4/16/15
January 2015 PDF 1/8/15
September 2014 PDF 9/15/14
Centennial Celebration

Centennial Celebration - Thursday, August 21, 2014 - Kern Ag Pavilion

PDF 7/14/14
June 2014 PDF 6/3/14
February 2014

Upcoming Classes and Events

Horticulture Class Ridgecrest; begins Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 5:30-8:30 pm

Horticulture Class Tehachapi; begins Thursday, February 27, 2014, 5:30-8:30pm

2014 Horticultural Tour Scotland  

PDF 2/19/14
Green Scene December 2013

- Pruning Demonstrations for Deciduous Fruit Trees

- Horticulture Classes in Ridgecrest and Tehachapi

- 2014 Horticultural Tour

- Maintenance Gardener Reminder

- Cold-Weather Injury to Landscape Plants

 

PDF 12/13/13
Green Scene August 2013

Fall Horticulture Classes 2013

PDF 8/7/13
June 2013 PDF 6/13/13
April 2013 PDF 4/8/13
March 2013 PDF 3/20/13
January 2013 PDF 1/7/13
Green Scene November 2012 Edition PDF 11/26/12
Green Scene August 2012 Edition PDF 8/7/12
Horticulture for Landscapes, Orchards, and Gardens Classes Offered Fall 2012 PDF 8/2/12
May 2012 DOC 5/29/12
April 2012 PDF 4/6/12
January 2012

-Heating with Wood
-Planting and Early Care of Deciduous Fruit Trees
-Spring 2012 Horticulture Study Tour
-The Rule of the Superbowl for Timing Application of Pre-emergent Herbicides
-30th Annual Landscape Management Seminar

PDF 12/29/11
November 2011

-Pruning Demonstration for Deciduous Fruit Trees
-Green Kyllinga
-Autumn Color Development in Plant Foliage
-Spring 2012 Horticulture Study Tour

PDF 11/29/11
Free Pruning Demonstration

Thank you for subscribing to the Green Scene Newsletter. 

Attached is an announcement for the Free Pruning Demonstration.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

PDF 11/22/11
July 2011 PDF 7/7/11
March 2011 - Spring Shade Tree Problems - Mushroom, Mosses and Algae in Lawns and Landscapes - Pruning Needle Evergreens - Fireblight of Trees and Shrubs in the Landscape and Garden - Master Gardener Classes PDF 4/1/11
December 2010 Pruning Demonstration for Deciduous Fruit Trees Fall Planted Bulbs 2011 Horticultural Study Tour Roof Rats PDF 12/3/10
August 2010 Master Gardener Classes Fall 2010 PDF 8/10/10
May 2010 PDF 6/1/10
December 2009 DOC 12/23/09
July 2009 PDF 7/31/09
July 2009 MG I & II Announcement PDF 7/21/09
February 2009 UCCE 27th Annual Landscape Management Seminar PDF 2/12/09
July 2008 DOC 7/22/08
June 2008 DOC 6/10/08
July 2007 - Master Gardener Classes Fall 2007 - Saving Water in Landscape Irrigation - Tree Decline - Growing Plants in Containers DOC 7/9/08