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UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County
University of California
UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County

UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County

POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
University of California Cooperative Extension Central Sierra

Currently there are two positions open: 

Area Cooperative Extension Advisor - Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences

Family Nutrition Educator/Community Education Specialist

Garden Tips for August

  • Continue mulching to conserve soil moisture and control weeds.
  • Keep harvesting vegetables for continued production.
  • Do the final pruning of summer for fruit bushes.
  • Prune apricots to avoid Eutypa fundus.  Remove about 20% of this year's growth.
  • To prevent the spread of brown rot, clean up debris around fruit trees and pick up dropped fruit.
  • Control salt build-up on indoor plants; hose off the leaves and flush the soil with ample water.
  • Attach bands of corrugated cardboard around apple tree trunks to trap codling moth larvae.
  • Check dates of Master Gardener classes.

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Become a Master Gardener Volunteer!

UCCE Master Gardener of Amador County
Training 2016

Application process starting in September.

Got a Gardening Question?

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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