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!
Worm Composting Workshop
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Worm composting is neat, easy and odorless--ideal for indoor or outdoor locations. Learn how and take worms and a bin home. $25.
2019 holiday office hours
The UCCE Office will be closed:
- Monday, December 23, 2019 through Friday, January 3, 2020 for end of the year holidays
|Cold weather will damage some plants. Read about how to protect sensitive plants.|
December Horticulture Center Updates
In the orchard
In the WEL
The vegetable garden
Rosemary is an edible garden winner. It's tough, drought tolerant, evergreen and need we say tasty! Whether you choose ornamental or culinary varieties, all are edible and all make a show with their blue flowers in spring into summer.
Big trees mean lots of fall leaves—sometimes more than our compost piles can handle all at once.
Get ideas on what to do with excess leaves.
Enjoy fall color on some blueberry varieties.
See more tips for December.
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
Office closed Fridays
Please call for walk-in
Fair Oaks Horticulture Center
11549 Fair Oaks Blvd.
Fair Oaks, CA 95628
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