Sacramento County Master Gardeners
Join us for our first event of 2018.
Pruning Workshop - Free!
It's time to prune and so much more!
2018 Gardening Guide and Calendar
Do you like reminders for things to do in your garden?
Our 2018 Calendar has it all—monthly checklist, veggie planting chart and so much more. All that for $10! Buy online.
Composting Special Event
Don't miss our Backyard Composting Workshop, Saturday, February 10 from 10a till noon. Get all you need to start composting in 2018 including a bin!
|Cold weather will damage some plants. Read about how to protect sensitive plants.|
January Horticulture Center Updates
The vegetable garden
Look for bare root artichoke crowns in nurseries this month. Enjoy shopping catalogs or online for your 2018 victory garden.
Visit our January Monthly Tips for these and other activities for the January garden.
In the orchard
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. See more about this and other January orchard tasks.
Don’t miss our Pruning Workshop at the Horticulture Center on Saturday, January 20, 9 AM - Noon.
In the WEL
|January is a lovely time in the water-efficient landscape gardens at the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center.
For more favorites, please visit our plant lists for Winter.
Start composting in 2018! Recycle fruit, vegetables and yard trimmings into a rich soil amendment for your garden, all in your own backyard.If your worm composting bin is outside, protect it from cold with a blanket or move it near the house or into the garage.
|Parsley, whether you prefer curly or flat-leaf, is an edible garden winner. Grown as an annual planted in spring and again in fall to ensure continued harvest. Not bothered by freezing outdoor temps and can also be grown indoors. And need we say it’s tasty!|
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.
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