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Garden Myths: Is eating rhubarb leaves deadly?

TOXINS AMONG US Certain plant leaves including rhubarb, cabbage, spinach and beet tops, contain oxalic acid.

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...

Posted on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 1:12 PM

Eggplant offers variety of options

June is the month to plant eggplant in your garden. Photo by Rebecca Jepsen

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...

Posted on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 12:56 PM

Got Vegetables?

Preserves from a UC Master Gardeners summer harvest

Top five methods to preserve your harvest After all the work home gardeners have done preparing garden beds, pulling weeds and irrigating, summer is normally...

Posted on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 1:33 PM

January’s garden to-do list

When planting bare-root raspberries, soak the roots in a bucket of water for two hours; dig the hole the same depth and width as the roots when fanned out; cut back the canes of the plant to 6 inches tall.

  If you want to stay ahead of the game in the garden, now is a good time to do some, or all, of the things on today's list. Fruit-tree...

Posted on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 12:48 PM

Master Gardener spring sales will start your garden off right

Tomato seedlings being prepared for the Santa Clara UC Master Gardeners spring sale

Plus: Two native plant tours will show you what's possible in your own yard. Now that the rains have finally subsided and the sun has been making a warm and...

Posted on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 7:53 AM

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