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

Advice to Grow By ... Ask Us!

Contact Us

Pumpkin photo: Rosalie Shepherd
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.

Fall Garden Market

Our big Fall Garden Market is taking place at Martial Cottle Park on October 7, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. We'll have winter vegetable seedlings and succulents for sale, and there will be children's activities, a Green Elephant sale, Hotline LIVE!, and more. Join us at this lively harvest festival at San Jose's newest park.

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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

Irrigation sprinkler spraying lawn
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

Josephine Red Raspberry Fruit Fall is a great time to plant delicious blackberries
Imagine plucking a sun-warmed raspberry or blackberry from its vine and popping it into your mouth — every time you walk to the garage or out the back...

Even if you are not planting cool-season veggies, herbs or flowering plants this fall, you should plant a cover crop in your garden and/or raised beds to enrich the soil for next season. Grow a fabulous off-season garden
Gardening in the cool season is easy and low-maintenance yet very productive. There are hundreds of varieties of vegetables, herbs, flowers, and ornamentals...

Winter vegetable seedlings Tips for preparing your garden for autumn growing season
Harvesting may be in full swing, but fall will be here before you know it. This makes August the best time to start planning your autumn Morgan Hill...

Pests in the Urban Landscape

Master Gardener Handbook

MG Handbook cover
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.

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