DaveSpring Planting Festival | 
May 1 & 2, 2016,  Mansfield, MO

Join 10,000 gardeners at our annual Spring Planting Festival. A two-day event that will be held this May. It is our largest event we hold each year at our seed company's headquarters; it runs from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm each day. Come to the Spring's largest celebration of all things heirloom! MORE INFO...


Heritage Day Festivals | 1st Sunday of each Month, March-October

Visit our monthly Heritage Day Festivals here at Bakersville Pioneer Village on the first Sunday of every month, March through October (except May when we hold our annual Spring Planting Festival). There is no admission charge for the Heritage Day Festivals, which open at 10 a.m.  Attendees at these festivals enjoy a full day of music, garden presentations in our seed store, special seed sales, a good variety of goods to purchase from assorted vendors, and food at our Asian restaurant and bakery. Also, come enjoy our gardens where something is always growing and enjoy seeing the various heritage breed poultry. MORE INFO...



PaulThe 5th Annual National Heirloom Exposition | September 6-8 2016 Santa Rosa,  CA   

The festival that tops them all, of course, is the National Heirloom Exposition held September 6, 7, & 8, 2016. Originally conceived as a way to create awareness on issues surrounding “pure food,” the Expo is now in its 5th year and continues to grow immensely. Join 20,000 gardeners, farmers and chefs from across the globe!


199 Petaluma Blvd. N
Petaluma, CA 94952



Join Doris Duncan, Executive Director of Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue. We'll discuss ways to protect your domestic animals and livestock from predators. Learn how barn owls can be your pest control specialists, and what to do if you have problems with urban wildlife. She’ll explain our Predator Prevention and Educational Barnyard Program, our Barn Owl Maintenance Program and A Wildlife Exclusion Service. You’ll leave this class armed with resources for dealing with wildlife issues and a better understanding of how to live well with wildlife.
June 21, 2016

UCCE Sonoma & Marin 

6pm-8pm at the Petaluma Seed Bank
199 Petaluma Blvd N, Petaluma, CA 94952
707-773-1336 (TBA)


 The UC Master Gardener Program of Sonoma County is excited to announce a new speaker program in cooperation with the Petaluma Seed Bank. Sustainable landscape practices is the focus of the program with the first lecture setting the framework for the following series of five lectures. Free presentations by gardening experts will be made once a month for six months beginning February 16 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Petaluma Seed Bank, 199 Petaluma Blvd N., Petaluma, CA 94952. Beginning and experienced home gardeners are welcome! Pre-registration is not required. Questions: 707-773-1336 or petalumaseedbank@gmail.com.  

Thursday, June 16 “High Efficiency Irrigation for the Home Landscape” - Susan Foley, SCMG and GardenSense Project Leader Landscaping accounts for more than half of our household water use. Learn how to irrigate your gardens as efficiently as possible. Susan suggests irrigation use for plants, the fundamentals of automated irrigation from valves and controllers to simple hose bib timers. Learn to upgrade and retrofit your existing water system. 
Thursday, July 21 Water Capture and Greywater, Daily Acts
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