Sacramento County Master Gardeners
In the WEL this month
For more of our hot weather water efficient favorites, please visit our Summer Plant List.
This month in the vegetable garden
See what's growing at the FOHC vegetable demonstration garden now, before the cool season vegetables are planted.
In the orchard this month
It's time to harvest and enjoy Asian pears as well as late peaches and nectarines. Remove and destroy any fallen fruit to reduce new generations of pests.
For other August orchard activities, click here.
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.
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