UCCE Master Gardeners of San Bernardino County
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UCCE Master Gardeners of San Bernardino County


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Water-Wise Gardening Information

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Learn to be water-wise in your yard and garden! Fall is a good time to introduce new plants in your yard allowing them to become established by winter rain. Even California native plants aren't drought-resistant until they become well established. Take advantage of these water-wise tips for plant and lawn care.

Water-Wise Gardening Information


July Gardening Tips

Its time to...

  • Water after midnight and before 10am to reduce the chance of fungal infection and to conserve moisture
  • Cut spent berry canes to the ground
  • Prune fruit bushes again
  • Harvest vegetables promptly to encourage continued production
  • Fertilize roses
  • Pick up dropped fruit to prevent brown rot
  • Clean around trees
  • Pull weeds when they first appear


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