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

Advice to Grow By ... Ask Us!

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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

Spotted spurge seedling. A common garden weed. Weeds Be-Gone
Garden threats turned opportunities One of the hardest things about gardening is setting priorities. The to-do list never seems to end. Weeding, watering,...

It’s not too difficult to see how the spotted cucumber beetle acquired its common name. Battle bugs in the garden to protect produce
With the garden moving into full swing, you may be seeing a plethora of pests trying to get to all that produce before you do! First, you need to make it...

PREVENTION The first step to controlling citrus mealybugs is to monitor trees in the spring for signs of ant trails, sooty mold, and egg clusters. Fuzzy, but not Friends
If you have citrus trees, you likely have citrus mealybugs Cousin to scale insects, these tiny Morgan Hill pests are often overlooked. At first, you may see...

Master Gardener Handbook

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Pests in the Urban Landscape

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