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


Growing cool-season veggies

Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020  |  10 a.m.  |  Join the Zoom webinar (Registration not required)

Now is a perfect time to plan your cool-season vegetable garden. Master Gardener and Food Preserver, Laura Simpson, will share tips and tricks for a bountiful organic garden. Healthy garden-to-table living starts here.

Speaker: Laura Simpson, UCCE Master Gardener and Master Food Preserver

Laura Simpson has been a Master Gardener since 2002 and a Master Food Preserver since 2015. She and her family live near Temecula and grow a variety of vegetables, herbs, and fruit trees at their home. Laura frequently speaks on southern California gardening, vegetable and herb gardening, and safe food preservation, and is a weekly columnist in the Home and Garden section of The Press-Enterprise. 

She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, San Diego, and worked in the biotechnology industry and biomedical research before becoming a Master Gardener.

Hydroponics: Gardening without soil

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020  |  10 a.m.

Speaker: Kelli Shaw-Hague

More information 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.