Sacramento County Master Gardeners
2015 Gardening Guide and Calendar
Order your 2015 Gardening Guide and Calendar, Our All Stars for All Seasons, online now. To see more about this Gardening Guide and how to order it, click here. Remember, it makes a great gift!
In the WEL this month
March is a lovely time to visit the water efficient landscape gardens at the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center. Read more about what's especially attractive at this time of year.
For more of our winter water efficient favorites, please visit our Winter Plant List.
This month in the vegetable garden
Potatoes come in many sizes, shapes, and colors. They generally have white flesh, but there are varieties that have yellow, red, or blue flesh. Read more about planting, growing and harvesting potatoes here.
In the orchard this month
February is the time to spray your peach and nectarine trees to control peach leaf curl, especially if the leaves looked like this last year. For more information and other February orchard activities click here.
If you're composting with worms and the bin is outside, remember to remove the blanket or towel coverings when the temperature warms up.
Gardening with limited water
Carpenteria californica, beautiful drought tolerant native shrub.
Brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB) (Halyomorpha halys) have invaded several areas in Sacramento County.Read more
The first official find of a Bagrada bug (Bagrada hilaris) in Sacramento County occurred on November 10, 2014.
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UC Gardening Blogs
Added March 2, 2015
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Added February 27, 2015
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Added February 26, 2015
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Added February 25, 2015
They are two who make a difference. Native pollinator specialist Robbin...