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

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

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

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.

Tips & Events

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See our current Tips & Events newsletter for seasonal information plus a handy list of upcoming events.

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What's New

The Red-Breasted Sapsucker loves to feast on sap they extract from trees. (Photo courtesy of Master Gardener Hank Morales) What to do when woodpeckers or their kin attack your favorite tree
The best prevention is to be sure your trees are healthy and happy Wondering who or what is causing all that knocking, knock, knocking outside that's driving...

Trametes versicolor, common name Turkey Tail, photo by Hank Morales Mushrooms are popping up all over the Bay Area
It's a good idea to know about our local fungi, especially if you have children or pets This is the time of year when you will see mushrooms popping up all...

The gardener on your gift list is sure to love any one of these special books. (Photo by Rebecca Jepsen) Great books to give gardeners
If you are looking for a special gift for that gardener on your list, one of these books will be a great addition to the tool shed – I mean...

Master Gardener Handbook

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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