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UC Master Gardeners to host Nov. 1 seed saving workshop

LAKEPORT, Calif. – The University of California Master Gardeners of Lake County will host a workshop called “Seed Saving for the Home Vegetable Gardener” on Saturday, Nov. 1.

The workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Lake County Agricultural Center, 883 Lakeport Blvd. in Lakeport, a wheelchair-accessible facility.

Whether you are motivated by the rising prices of heirloom vegetable seeds, are into breeding your own locally-adapted cultivars or are worried about whether your favorite variety of vegetable will be available for purchase in the years to come, saving your own seeds is a good idea for many reasons.

This workshop will introduce you to how to save seeds, which seeds are realistically worth saving for home vegetable gardeners of varying skills and determination, and the advantages to coordinating efforts with others.

You also may have the opportunity to network with like-minded gardeners to possibly team up with to make your seed saving efforts more practical and complete.

Preregistration is required for this workshop as space is limited.

A $5 materials fee is requested.

To register for the workshop, or for more information, contact the University of California Cooperative Extension at 707-263-6838 or email [email protected] .

 

Nov. 3 Civil War Roundtable to discuss destruction of Confederate Army of Tennessee

 Nov. 3 Civil War Roundtable to discuss destruction of Confederate Army of Tennessee

UPPER LAKE, Calif. – With Lincoln's reelection 150 years ago this November, the Civil War began to grind to a bitter and tragic end. But the South was not ready to give u...

Nov. 1 ceremony of remembrance planned

LAKEPORT, Calif. – Hospice Services of Lake County will host a special remembrance ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 1.

“Light Up A Life” is a candle-lighting ceremony of remembr...

Konocti Lioness to hold fall fashion show Oct. 26

KELSEYVILLE, Calif. – The Konocti Lioness Club's annual fall fashion show is being held on Sunday, Oct. 26.

It will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Buckingham Homeowners A...

Last Updated ( Saturday, 25 October 2014 02:29 )

Taylor Observatory hosts Oct. 25 'Window to the Universe'

KELSEYVILLE, Calif. – Lake County's Window to the Universe presents “The Rosetta Probe – Landing on a Comet.”

The speaker is Dr. Bill Haddon, president of Friends of the T...

Last Updated ( Friday, 24 October 2014 23:35 )

REGIONAL: Jackson Demonstration State Forest announces temporary trail closure

FORT BRAGG, Calif. – The Cal Fire Mendocino Unit is closing the “Trestle Trail” between Camp 8 and JDSF Road 1070 on Jackson Demonstration State Forest (JDSF) to mushroom...

Pear Festival donates to Kelseyville FFA barn project

Pear Festival donates to Kelseyville FFA barn project

KELSEYVILLE, Calif. – During the 22nd annual Kelseyville Pear Festival kick-off dinner and concert, the original painting for the poster contest was offered at auction. &...

Tire amnesty offered Oct. 24

LAKEPORT, Calif. – Big Valley Rancheria will hold a tire amnesty day on Friday, Oct. 24.

Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in front of Konocti Vista Casino, 2755 Mission Rancheri...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 23 October 2014 22:43 )

Caltrans plans major roadwork through Oct. 30

NORTH COAST, Calif. – Caltrans reports that the following road projects will be taking place around the North Coast during the coming week.

Included are Mendocino County p...

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