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Mastering Your Home Garden
- Saturday Workshops, specifically designed for Ventura County Home Gardeners, focus on seasonal garden tasks
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- Presentations by University of California advisors and horticulture experts
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- Continental breakfast
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Luck of a Lady in White
Posted 8/20/2014 - There's something about the cabbage white butterfly (Pieris rapae) that makes folks foam at the mouth. That's because butterfly expert Arthur Shapiro, distinguished professor of evolution and ecology at the University of California, Davis, offers a...
Posted 8/19/2014 - So you want to keep bees in your backyard... When do you start? What should you do? Newly retired Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, continues to field questions. He's kindly agreed to respond to...
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