UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA
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UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA

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UC Master Gardeners are here to help. There are many ways to find answers to your gardening questions.

Upcoming Events

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Want to learn more about gardening, chat with UC Master Gardeners, or catch our next plant sale? See our Events Calendar for upcoming talks, courses, and more.

Quarantines, Pests, Waterwise Tips

Fruit and Vegetable Quarantines

Asian Citrus Psyllid
Asian Citrus Psyllid
There is currently one quarantine in effect in Santa Clara County, on citrus fruits and trees for the Asian Citrus Psyllid. See our Quarantine Information to learn more and view quarantine area map. Help contain the spread of this pest.

Waterwise Tips

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Here are some useful tips and links for homeowners and gardeners who want to conserve water and manage their garden and landscape in a responsible manner. Learn about waterwise plants and gardening techniques, lawn replacement and rebate programs, gray water usage, and more.

What's New

TOXINS AMONG US Certain plant leaves including rhubarb, cabbage, spinach and beet tops, contain oxalic acid. Garden Myths: Is eating rhubarb leaves deadly?
Oxalic acid—you've heard the warnings, telling how rhubarb leaves and other plant parts that contain oxalic acid should not be eaten. But that's not...

June is the month to plant eggplant in your garden. Photo by Rebecca Jepsen Eggplant offers variety of options
And what to do this month in your garden One of my favorite plants to grow is eggplant. Not only are they incredibly beautiful, they are also incredibly...

VERSATILE VARIETAL Chicory is a woody perennial weed with a variety of uses at home and in the garden. Chicory: The Bitter Root
Chicory is commonly used as a coffee substitute Chicory root coffee may inspire thoughts of pastry and jazz, but this rugged roadside weed has a place in...

Master Gardener Handbook

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Save 10% on any UC ANR books ordered online, including the excellent California Master Gardener Handbook, by using our promotion code PRCLA43. A portion of online sales that use our promotion code benefits the UC Master Gardener of Santa Clara County program.

Pests in the Urban Landscape

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