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Latest Statewide Master Gardener News
Added March 5, 2014
UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Master Gardeners can now register for the highly anticipated 2014 UC Master Gardener Conference! The UC Master Gardener conference happens only once every three years. This year's conference is being held in the...
Added February 3, 2014
One of California's most adored flowering plants, impatiens, is being threatened by a serious pest. You may have noticed the common garden impatiens missing from nurseries, retail store shelves, and landscapes, parks, and gardens this...
Latest News from the Bug Blog
Added March 14, 2014
The European honey bee, also known as the Western honey bee, has been in the United States for s-o-o-o long that we think it's a native. It's not. European colonists brought the honey bee (Apis mellifera) to the Jamestown colony (Virginia) in...
Added March 13, 2014
Along about this time of year, the calls come pouring into the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and the Bohart Museum of Entomology. "I just saw a golden bumble bee. I think it's a new species! Can I name it?" "I just saw a huge...