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Covid-19 Impact To reduce the rate and risk of community spread of COVID-19, the UC Master Gardener Program, UC ANR, and UC Cooperative Extension locations are closed.
In most counties, UC Master Gardener volunteers are still available to support your home gardening questions by e-mail, telephone, or ZOOM. Please note that many UC Master Gardener Program public education events statewide are being rescheduled, postponed or moved to an online through April 30, 2020.
Click here to 'Find a Program' and be directed to your local county based program. You will be redirected to your local county website and contact information. The health and safety of UC Master Gardener volunteers, staff and our extended community is our number one priority. Thank you for your understanding.
The UC Master Gardener Program designed the California Garden Web to serve as a portal to organize and extend the University of California's vast collection of research-based information about gardening to the public. The California Garden Web focuses on sustainable gardening practices and uses a question and answer format to present solutions. The blog below highlights gardening issues pertaining to the season.
Added August 11, 2020
After timber harvest or fuel reduction thinning operations, sediment delivery to nearby streams and waterways can increase, potentially affecting water quality, drinking water supplies, habitat and recreational opportunities. To effectively reduce these...
Added August 10, 2020
This is the second story in our #NationalWellnessMonth series. See the first story, Guidance for healthy eating at all ages. Many Californians' well-being has suffered after months of sheltering at home amid the coronavirus pandemic....
Added August 14, 2020
If you're a praying mantis, it's important to start the day out right by meditating, praying, and exercising. Close your eyes and slow your breathing. Be grateful for what you...