Sacramento County Master Gardeners
2018 Gardening Guide and Calendar
Give the gift of gardening to your friends and family this holiday season. Our 2018 Calendar has it all—monthly checklist, veggie planting chart and so much more. All that for $10!Buy online.
2017 holiday office hours
The UCCE Office will be closed:
- Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24 for Thanksgiving
- Friday, December 22, 2017 through Monday, January 1, 2018 for end of the year holidays
November Horticulture Center Updates
The vegetable garden
If you don't plant cool-season crops in your garden, it's time to get your vegetable garden beds ready for winter.
See what we are growing for the winter.
In the orchard
It's time to harvest persimmons, quince, lemons and Bearss limes.
Plan now to protect your citrus from frosts and damaging freezes this winter.
See more November orchard activities.
In the WEL
Protect yourself while working the compost pile. Potentially harmful pathogens can lurk amongst the "good guys."
Basil does well in our warm climate but can’t tolerate the winter frost.
Take cuttings and grow it indoors!
Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) and Huanglongbing disease. The tiny insect damages citrus fruit but of more importance, it can transmit a deadly citrus disease. For more:
Brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB) (Halyomorpha halys) have invaded several areas in Sacramento County.
4145 Branch Center Road
Sacramento, CA 95827
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9 AM to Noon, 1 to 4 PM
Office closed Fridays
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