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!
This month in the vegetable garden
In the orchard this month
Prune dormant fruit trees this month. Whether you prune primarily in winter or summer, it is easier to see what needs to be done when leaves are off the branches. For more information about this and other January orchard activities, click here. ___________________________________________________
If you're composting with worms and the bin is outside, remember to keep it protected from the cold with a blanket, or move it near the house or into the garage.
In the WEL this month
For more of our winter water efficient favorites, please visit our Winter Plant List.
Gardening with limited water
Carpenteria californica, beautiful drought tolerant native shrub.
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB) (Halyomorpha halys) have invaded several blocks in Midtown Sacramento.
UC Cooperative Extension
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Sacramento, CA 95827
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Office is closed on Friday
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UC Gardening Blogs
Added January 28, 2015
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Added January 27, 2015
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Added January 26, 2015
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Added January 23, 2015
When the week is about butterflies instead of guerrilla attacks, murderous...