Composting Special Event
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Convert yard waste to a valuable soil amendment. You'll take home a compost bin and everything you need to get started.
2020 Gardening Guide and Calendar
Blossoms! Learn about flowers and so much more in our 2020 Calendar!
Plenty of advice about growing flowers and recipes from the Master Food Preservers for cooking with them.
Still only $10!
|Cold weather will damage some plants. Read about how to protect sensitive plants.|
February Horticulture Center Updates
The vegetable garden
|Potatoes come in many sizes, shapes, and colors. Some varieties may surprise you with yellow, red, or blue flesh! Read about planting, growing and harvesting potatoes and more in the February vegetable garden.|
In the orchard
|February is the time to spray your peach and nectarine trees to control peach leaf curl, especially if the leaves looked like this last year. See more information and other February orchard activities.|
In the WEL
Late February is usually a good time to prune the vineyard.
Learn the different pruning methods and other tasks this month in the vineyard.
Shop for new berry plants for your garden and finish pruning.
See more tips for February.
February is a good time to plant seeds for Calendula. This edible flower makes a big show in the garden, attracts beneficial insects, and is a lovely addition to many food dishes.
Asian Citrus Psyllid
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB) (Halyomorpha halys) have invaded several areas in Sacramento County.
4145 Branch Center Road
Sacramento, CA 95827
Telephone Help Desk:
Monday through Thursday
9 AM to Noon, 1 to 4 PM
Please call for walk-in
Fair Oaks Horticulture Center
11549 Fair Oaks Blvd.
Fair Oaks, CA 95628
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