UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County
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UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County


Harvest Day 2021

Harvest Day 2021

Mark your calendar: Saturday, August 7.

Our biggest event of the year is virtual again this year. See details for this year so far.

Our event from last year is still timely. Watch  videos to learn more about all aspects of gardening on our YouTube Channel.

We are here for you!

Video library of gardening topics.
Publications. Enjoy!
Facebook updated every day.
YouTube Channel with all the 2020 Virtual Harvest Day and Master Gardener videos.

Our program is still "open for business" to answer your gardening and pest management questions. Snap a pic of your problem plant or mystery bug and email it to the Help Desk: mgsacramento@ucanr.edu


June Horticulture Center Updates

The vegetable garden

Vegetable plants are beginning to set fruit, but something’s not quite right. Visit our Vegetable Problems in Summer pages for answers.

See what we are growing this summer at the FOHC. Also visit our Tips for June.

In the orchard

Summer prune deciduous fruit trees to improve light penetration and air circulation. Also cut back new shoot growth above the desired tree height.

See more June orchard activities.

In the WEL

June is a lovely time in the water-efficient landscape gardens at the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center.

For more favorites, please visit our plant lists for Spring and Summer.

Backyard berries

Harvest blueberries and cane berries.

See more tips for June.

Grow herbs!

Whether you use it for cooking, scent or landscape beauty, learn more about growing Lavender.


Amendment or mulch? Learn the difference and ways each will improve your soil and make your plants thrive!

The vineyard

Continued canopy management, powdery mildew control, irrigation and insects keep us busy this month.

See what to do in June in your vineyard.

Pest Alerts!

Asian Citrus Psyllid

The Asian citrus psyllid has been found in Sacramento causing a County-wide quarantine. The tiny insect damages citrus fruit but of more importance, it can transmit the deadly citrus disease Huanglongbing (HLB) or citrus greening.  For more:

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB) (Halyomorpha halys) have invaded several areas in Sacramento County.


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COVID-19 Update

Sorry, our office is temporarily closed.   

We are not currently accepting phone calls, walk-ins or specimen drop offs.

For all of your gardening questions, please use our e-mail. We monitor it regularly: 


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4145 Branch Center Road, Sacramento, CA 95827       Master Gardener Phone:  916.876.5338             Fax:  916.875.6233

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