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|Spring 2020 (3,328KB)||4/27/20|
Pests in the Urban Landscape
Correct Use of Disinfectants
Many people have increased their use of disinfectants and sanitizers due to the COVID-19 crisis. It is important to use these products correctly to ensure they are effective and to protect ones health. See the info graphic below from the...
Murder Hornets! Everyone Calm Down
First things first: "murder" hornets, or more correctly, the Asian giant hornet, have NOT been found in California. The term murder hornet is also not quite accurate. It attacks honey bees, which isn't desirable of course, but the important thing to...
Anthracnose Pest Note Updated
Anthracnose is a group of fungal diseases that infect many trees and shrubs, causing dark lesions on leaves and cankers on twigs and stems. In some areas of California, vegetables and turfgrass can also be infected with anthracnose. Symptoms of...
In 1980 Sacramento and Riverside Counties started the first programs in California. The Master Gardener Program is administered by the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) and is part of the University of California, Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UCANR).