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

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Spring Garden Market, April 13

Martial Cottle Park, San Jose
9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Join us for Spring Garden Market, our premier plant sale and sustainable gardening showcase. We will have thousands of tomato, pepper, flower, herb, and succulent seedlings for sale, plus talks by Master Gardeners, home garden advice, and much more! See Spring Garden Market for details.

Contact Us

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

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

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What's New

VERSATILE VARIETAL Chicory is a woody perennial weed with a variety of uses at home and in the garden. Chicory: The Bitter Root
Chicory is commonly used as a coffee substitute Chicory root coffee may inspire thoughts of pastry and jazz, but this rugged roadside weed has a place in...

The beautiful Echium will be the star of your garden Bee-friendly Echium may become your new favorite plant
We put in a shed behind my raised-bed garden a few years ago and because my garden is my sanctuary, I really didn't want that shed spoiling my view. I wanted...

Planting a variety of attractor plants will keep your garden healthy and happy Attractor plants protect your garden from bad bugs
Most of you have already planted your warm season garden (and if you haven't, now is the time!). And since you want to reap the rewards of your hard work you...

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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