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California has declared a DROUGHT. Using less water in your home garden is necessary! Find water-saving resources at the following websites:
Tree Care 101: All About Trees
Sign up now for this January 30 workshop at Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Santa Paula. Throughout the drought, trees remain a high priority. The best way to care from them properly is to learn from the experts. Use the link below to find out more and to register.
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Real Reason for Flowers? It's All About Sex
Posted 2/10/2016 - You could say that noted entomologist/author Stephen Buchmann has a thing for buds, bees, beetles and butterflies...buds that burst into flowers, and bugs that burst into pollinators. The UC Davis-trained entomologist, author of the newly published...
Bee My Valentine
Posted 2/8/2016 - Bee my valentine. There's something about a honey bee foraging on a flowering quince that makes you long for Valentine's Day and the end of winter. Flowering quince (Chaenomeles sp.) is one of the first flowers of the year to bloom. And bloom it does,...
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