Sacramento County Master Gardeners
Is a freeze in the forecast?
Read about how to protect sensitive plants when low temperatures are in the forecast.
2016 Gardening Guide and Calendar
Order your 2016 Gardening Guide and Calendar, Living in Our Golden State...Come Rain or Come Shine, online now. See more about this Gardening Guide and how to order it. Remember, it makes a great gift!
Gardening with limited water
Want to take out your turf grass? Lawn Removal Methods describes several ways to eliminate your lawn.
Zephyranthes candida, UC Davis Arboretum All-Star
In the orchard
It's time to harvest persimmons, quince, lemons and Bearss limes. And now is the time to plan how to protect your citrus from frosts and damaging freezes this winter. See more information about November orchard activities.
In the WEL this month
November is a lovely time in the water efficient landscape gardens at the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center. Read more about what's especially attractive now.
This month in the vegetable garden
Composting with worms? Give them a pumpkin pulp and rind treat. ___________________________________________________
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.
UC Cooperative Extension
4145 Branch Center Road
Sacramento, CA 95827
Monday through Thursday
9am to 12pm, 1 to 4pm
Office is closed on Friday
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2015 holiday office hours
The UCCE Office will be closed these days:
Veteran’s Day: Wed, Nov 11
Thanksgiving: Thurs and Fri, Nov 26, 27
Christmas and New Year holidays: Dec 24 through Jan 1, 2016
The UCCE Office will be open Mon through Wed, Dec 21 through 23 (to verify, call before visiting). Master Gardener phones will not be covered during this period.
UC Gardening Blogs
Added November 26, 2015
When material possessions tear at the very fabric of our lives, it's time...
Added November 25, 2015
Thanksgiving is a time to gather together with family and friends. The...
Added November 25, 2015
If you look closely, you'll not only see the cycle of life in your garden,...
Added November 24, 2015
You never know what they will do. When you release newly emerged monarch...