PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
APRIL BELL, left, who just moved to Pollock Pines, gets advice from Linda Sanford, with the UC Master Gardener program, at Saturday's Master Gardener sale.
MASTER GARDNER KATHY PEARSON, sitting, talks to home gardeners about flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds to a garden.
JACKIE SPEIR of Placerville picks out a geranium Saturday at the Master Gardeners Plant Sale at the Veterans Memorial Building on Sept. 28. The University of California Master Gardener Program extends to the public UC research-based information about home horticulture and pest management and the local group holds sales in the spring and fall each year. Democrat photos by Krysten Kellum
A COLORFUL COLEUS is one of the plant varieties that can brighten the garden year-round. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
MASTER GARDENER WALT MILLER left, gives a bonsai pruning demonstration for Bill Hickam of Placerville.

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