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The benefits of bugs

UCCE Master Gardener Candace Simpson stands in their Palo Alto Demonstration Garden (PADG) beside phalecia, far right, a flowering plant that attracts beneficial insects. Photo by Veronica Weber.

The benefits of Bugs Don't squash those insects -- some may be good for your garden by Crystal Tai / Palo Alto Weekly While "benefits" and "bugs" seem like...

Posted on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 3:45 PM

Saving water and blooming all year round

Roberta Barnes stands in the water-wise garden beds at the UC Master Gardeners Demonstration Garden. Barnes will be leading a seminar on water-wise gardening in conjunction with the Palo Alto City Library. Photo by Veronica Weber

Water-wise gardens offer plenty of color options, says gardening teacher  by Crystal Tai / Palo Alto Weekly Water-wise gardens, popular during the...

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2016 at 2:42 PM

Time to thin… your fruit trees!

Cayce Hill

by UC Master Gardener Cayce Hill  One of the best things about gardening in Santa Clara County is that, no matter how big your garden or how...

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2016 at 6:38 PM

Martial Cottle Park Project

Pam Roper

The UC Master Gardeners are creating a demonstration garden at the new Martial Cottle Park. UC Master Gardeners Pamela Roper, Nancy Creveling,...

Posted on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 9:35 AM

Plants for Summer Dry Gardens

Janet Enright

by Janet Enright, UC Master Gardener We all know we're in a state of drought. The trick is to remember that even if we get enough rain to ease water...

Posted on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 10:55 AM

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