UC Master Gardeners are here to help. There are many ways to find answers to your gardening questions.
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.
Tips & Events Newsletter
See our current Tips & Events newsletter
for seasonal information plus a handy list of upcoming events.
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Quarantines, Pests, Drought Tips
Fruit and Vegetable Quarantines
There are currently two quarantines in effect in Santa Clara County: 1) on fruits and vegetables for the Oriental Fruit Fly and 2) on citrus fruits and trees for the Asian Citrus Psyllid. See our Quarantine Information page to learn more and view the quarantine area maps. Help contain the spread of these pests!
Asian Citrus Psyllid
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, graywater usage, and more.
Becoming a Master Gardener
Ever think about becoming a Master Gardener
? If you love gardening, are interested in science-based horticulture, and would enjoy sharing your knowledge with the public, this may be for you! UC Master Gardeners are trained to give talks and classes, staff a help desk, work in demonstration gardens, answer questions at events, and much more.