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Question of the Month: Help! I think I have whiteflies on my vegetables!

Editor's Pick: Stupice (stu-PEET-say) Tomato

Gardening tips: June tips and Summer overview

Workshops

The Wild and Wonderful World of Honeybees NEW
Wednesday, June 16, 10am–noon
Demonstration Garden, limited to 12 people

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Gifts help support the Demonstration Garden at Patrick Ranch and Master Gardener community outreach projects in Butte County.

The Real Dirt

  • Potassium deficiency in olive leaves, UC Regents
    Understanding Fertilizers and Amendments

    What do those numbers on bags and boxes of fertilizer and soil amendments really mean?  And what is the difference between a fertilizer and an amendment? Whether a material is considered an amendment or a fertilizer depends on its effect on plant...

Ask Us!

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Contact our Hotline for personalized help with your yard and garden problems.

Volunteers are working via email to respond to your gardening questions. Email mgbutte@ucanr.edu (preferred) or leave a message at the UC Cooperative Extension Office (530-538-7201). Responses will be conducted via email. Learn how to get gardening help.

Advice to Grow By

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Flowers and Landscape Plants
Butte County All-Star Plants
Climate Apropriate Plants for N. California (pdf)

Vegetable Planting Guides for the Chico Valley Area (pdf) and the Foothills (pdf)

Save Water in Your Home and Yard
Visit our Drought and Water-Wise Gardening section for up-to-date information.

Fire Recovery
Visit our Fire-Safe Landscape section for information on soil recovery, and how to plan your landscape to hinder fire.

Garden Guide and Three-Year Journal
NEW EDITION

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Just released—the second edition of the Butte County Garden Guide and Three-Year Journal, with new articles and updated information. Compiled and edited by the UC-trained Master Gardeners of Butte County, this county-specific book contains research-based, and sustainable information and tips for every home gardener.

Just $25 and available here.

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