Master Gardener Workshops at Victor Valley Museum


By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– Join Master Gardeners from University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources at the Victor Valley Museum for two workshops on High Desert gardening on Saturday, March 17. Both classes are offered without charge in the museum’s community room. You can select one or both workshops, and reservations are not required.

In “Growing and Preserving Fruits and Vegetables,” from 9 a.m. to noon, find out what edibles you can grow in your High Desert backyard, and learn how to preserve your harvest. This class is taught by UCCE (UC Cooperative Extension) Master Gardeners and Master Food Preservers.

From 1 to 4 p.m., learn from UCCE Master Gardeners about selecting and caring for beautiful, drought-resistant plants in “Drought-Resistant Sustainable Landscapes.” The neighbors will be green with envy.

The classes are offered at no cost, but museum admission is not included. Now showing at the Victor Valley Museum are exhibits that focus on High Desert cultural and natural history along with “Visions of Southern California: The Mid-Century Modern Designs of Paul Revere Williams and Maria Kipp,” and CuriousCity, an interactive experience especially for toddlers.

Events and exhibits at the Victor Valley Museum reflect the effort by the Board of Supervisors to achieve the Countywide Vision by celebrating arts, culture, and education in the county, creating quality of life for residents and visitors.”

The Victor Valley Museum is a branch of the San Bernardino County Museum located at 11873 Apple Valley Road in Apple Valley. The museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 (adult), $4 (senior or military), and $2.50 (student. Children under 5 and San Bernardino County Museum Association members are free. Parking is free. For more information, visit The museum is accessible to persons with disabilities.

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