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California has declared a DROUGHT. Using less water in your home garden is necessary! Find water-saving resources at the following websites:
Mastering Your Home Garden Workshops
"Creating a Winter Vegetable Garden"
October 29, 2016 - 9 am-12 pm
at the Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center
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|Master Gardener/UCCE Research Symposium||7/14/2016|
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Feel the Buzz: Want to Become a Master Beekeeper?
Posted 5/27/2016 - Want to feel the buzz? If you're a beekeeper and have kept bees for at least a year, you might want to become a Master Beekeeper. The E. L. Niño Bee Lab, directed by Extension Apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño, University of California,...
Christine Merlin: Why Those Monarchs Migrate When They Do
Posted 5/26/2016 - From her post at Texas A&M University, located at College Station, 90 miles northwest of Houston, Christine Merlin basically has a front-row seat for the monarch butterfly migration. She sees them heading to Mexico to overwinter, and she sees them...
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