San Joaquin County Environmental Horticulture
San Joaquin County Environmental Horticulture
San Joaquin County Environmental Horticulture
University of California
San Joaquin County Environmental Horticulture


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The Professional's Guide to Sustainable Landscaping

Resources to help you:

  • Minimize chemical fertilizers and pesticides in the environment through INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT
  • Use water conservatively
  • Build and maintain soil health
  • Eliminate non-storm run-off to storm drains
  • Use plants appropriate for their space, use, and climate
  • Minimize green waste to the landfill
  • Provide food and shelter for beneficial wildlife


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Course for professional maintenance gardeners.

Taught in 3 Modules, 3 weeks each, this course covers practices that will help you improve the health of landscapes, conserve natural resources, and provide a tool to market yourself as a

San Joaquin County Green Gardener!

The 1st module runs 3 Tuesdays: Nov.28., Dec. 5, Dec. 12

6:00-8:30 pm

FIND OUT MORE by clicking HERE.

For a list of Qualified San Joaquin County Green Gardeners - CLICK HERE


Bay Friendly Water Walks Teach Public to Conserve

Bay Friendly Water Walks Teach Public to Conserve
Marin County, located just north of San Francisco over the Golden Gate Bridge, has limited water resources, like much of California. Marin County relies on the rainwater stored in its seven reservoirs, supplemented by water piped from the Russian River, to meet the water needs of its residents. After two years of less-than-average rainfall, Marin Municipal Water District (MMWD) had a pressing need to encourage Marin County residents to conserve water.

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In the News

Sacramento's Capital Park drastically reduces pesticides through IPM

Capitol Park in Sacramento is one of the capital region's greenest places.

Its 40 acres are blanketed in lush lawns and adorned with an abundance of shrubs and flowers, including renowned rose and camellia gardens, and more than 1,000 (about 200 varieties) of trees. Yet visitors may be surprised to know that this botanical delight is cared for by staff who hardly use any synthetic chemical pesticides.

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New disease in CA Native nursery plants

A new disease coming from potted specimens of some California native species is showing up and carrying disease to the landscape.

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Extension Horticulture Research

Extension Master Gardener National Committee
Pam Bennett, Ohio State University Extension
Cause, Affect and Prevention of Erosion on Urban Trees
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