UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA
University of California
UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA

Lawn, Trees, & Shrubs


Need help caring for your lawn? The UC Guide to Healthy Lawns provides detailed information for:

  • Selecting turf species
  • Site preparation
  • Lawn renovation
  • Managing pests and diagnosing problems

The Green Gardener program trains landscape professionals to use sustainable maintenance practices.

Guidelines on how to hire a landscape contractor.

Trees & shrubs

Selection and care

Pest management

Oak tree information

Local tree resources

  • San Jose - Our City Forest The mission of Our City Forest is to cultivate a green and healthy San José metropolis, especially our urban forest.
  • Palo Alto - Canopy Canopy is a nonprofit that grows healthy trees and healthy communities in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto.
Webmaster Email: webmaster-mgsantaclara@ucanr.edu