Sacramento County Master Gardeners
Harvest Day 2016
Saturday, August 6 - 8 AM - 2 PM
Join us! Speakers, demonstrations, educational booths, taste grapes, get answers to gardening questions, tour the gardens and more. Gather your friends and come to the area’s premier one-day educational gardening event!
This month in the vegetable garden
Cherry tomatoes! Choices seem endless for these little flavor gems that say summer with every bite.
Do your tomatoes have brown leathery patches on the bottoms? Blossom End Rot is common this time of year.
In the WEL this month
July is a lovely time in the water-efficient landscape gardens at the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center.
For more favorites, please visit our Summer plant list.
In the orchard
Harvest season has begun. Support branches heavy with fruit to prevent them from breaking.
Keep fallen fruit picked up to avoid disease and rodents.
See more July orchard activities.
Grass clippings can be a great source of nitrogen, but beware!
If applications of weed-n-feed or any herbicides have been applied to the lawn, wait at least two mowings before adding clippings to the pile.
2017 Gardening Guide and Calendar
Look for the 2017 Gardening Guide and Calendar at Harvest Day on August 6!
It makes a great gift, especially with our new, lower price--$10 each!
Gardening with limited water
Want to take out your turf grass? See Lawn Removal Methods.
Brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB) (Halyomorpha halys) have invaded several areas in Sacramento County.
The first official find of a Bagrada bug (Bagrada hilaris) in Sacramento County occurred on November 10, 2014.
Advice to Grow By - Ask Us!
UC Cooperative Extension
4145 Branch Center Road
Sacramento, CA 95827
Monday through Thursday
9am to 12pm, 1 to 4pm
Office is closed on Friday
Please call for walk-in
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