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 ask 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.

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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

A pepper seedling, planted too early, gives a good impersonation of a Charlie Brown Christmas tree. Peppers need warm air and ground temperatures to thrive. Resist the urge: Planting too early creates garden problems
  Soil temperatures might still be too cool The weather is getting warmer and there's little chance of a sudden overnight freeze, but that doesn't mean...

Lush green hillside in Mission Pea Regional Preserve (Spring 2017) California Dreamin'
Choose your own ‘native garden' adventure This morning I heard someone at my local coffee shop say that she has lived in San Jose for 10 years and has...

Rain garden feature of the Davis Commons Shopping Center parking lot Rain Gardens
Planting a rain garden can help prevent loss of topsoil, increase biodiversity In one of the wettest winters in recent memory, South County gardens and...

Pests in the Urban Landscape

Master Gardener Handbook

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