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Conferences and Workshops

The Center for Urban Horticulture serves a large audience. Many of our workshops are technical trainings for the Landscape and Nursery Industry. Other Conferences focus on relevant research topics of our academic partners. Our "Your Sustainable Backyard" series provides workshops for knowledgeable gardeners that wish to improve home gardening knowledge and skills. If you are new to gardening, please visit our resources page for partner agencies workshops to serve you.


Your Sustainable Backyard-  Workshops for Urban Gardeners

Upcoming Events

No upcoming YSB events at this time! Please check back in again soon!

Past YSB Events

Bee-ing a Better Bee Gardener: Learning from Research

Past Rose Days Events

Past Events 2009-2016

  •  Find resources on topics such as low water use landscaping, issues in invasive pests and diseases, soil health, and creating a living landscape.

Workshops for Landscape Industry Professionals


No upcoming industry workshops! Please check back again soon!

Past Landscape Professional Events

Get a Grip on Drip: Drip Irrigation Workshop - Sacramento, CA

Get a Grip on Drip: Drip Irrigation Workshop - Concord, CA

Past Irrigation Management Workshops and Resources 2016-2017

Find local resources in your area, including presentations and handouts on water-use efficiency and smart irrigation techniques to conserve water.

 Industry Events 2009-2015

 Also, Check out Industry events from our partner, the UC Nursery and Floriculture Alliance!

Academic Conferences


Past Events

Wood Decay in Urban Trees, July 21, 2016.

Truth or Myth? Neonicotinoids and Their Impact on Pollinators: What is the Science-based Research? September 9, 2015