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UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County
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UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County

UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County

Garden Tips for February

  • Above 2000 ft. : prune deciduous fruit trees, cane berries
  • Below 2000 ft.: prune grapes, roses, crepe myrtle. Paint trunks of bareroot and young fruit trees to prevent borers and protect from sunburn. Use interior white latex paint with equal amounts of water and apply generously.
  • Control earwigs and sow bugs with bait or traps.
    Remove and discard old flowers from azaleas and camellias to reduce petal blight.
  • Divide asters, lilies, perennial phlox, chrysanthemums.
  • Check dates of Master Gardener classes.

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Amador County Master Gardeners are here to answer your gardening questions!

Bring a sample for identification, or drop by to ask questions. If you bring a sample, please put plant material in a plastic bag. For insect identification, don't bring them alive! Please preserve insects in a container with rubbing alcohol, or by freezing. Samples may be left at the front desk of the GSA building Monday through Thursday.

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