Advice to Grow By ... Ask Us!
The UC Master Gardener Program designed the California Garden Web to serve as a portal to organize and extend the University of California's vast collection of research-based information about gardening to the public. The California Garden Web focuses on sustainable gardening practices and uses a question and answer format to present solutions. The blog below highlights gardening issues pertaining to the season.
Added November 10, 2016
California is in the middle of the Pacific Flyway, a major north-south flyway for migratory birds, and also bats, that extends from Alaska to South America. “Every autumn, migratory bats, such as the Mexican free-tailed bats, travel to their...
Added November 3, 2016
How do you cut your water use by a third, cut your nitrogen use in half, maintain your tomato yield and improve your fruit quality? “With patience, perseverance and by treating your soil like a living ecosystem — which it is,”...
Added December 2, 2016
How can we help honey bees through research? That's the topic that Francis Ratnieks, professor of apiculture, University of Sussex, United Kingdom, will cover when he presents a seminar on...