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UC Master Gardeners - Sutter Yuba

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The UCCE Master Gardeners of Sutter-Yuba Counties welcome you!

Who are we?

UCCE Master Gardeners are trained representatives of the University of California Cooperative Extension, assisting the gardening community of Sutter and Yuba Counties by providing research-based home gardening information.*


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*To learn more, visit the statewide UC Master Gardener Program and the California Garden Web.


Ask us!
We are here to help if you have gardening questions, want to have us identify a plant or animal for you, or just want to know more about us. Complete our intake form here to get your questions answered.

UC ANR Blogs
  • Kathy Biggs (left) and Sandra von Arb are co-authors of the newly published
    Identify and Learn About the 73 Dragonfly Species (Anisoptera) in California

    If you're like me, your heart skips a couple of beats when you encounter a dragonfly, especially the fire-engine red flameskimmer, Libellula saturata. Did you know that there are 73 species of dragonflies  (Anisoptera) in California? We've been waiting for an updated field guide...


    By Kathy Keatley Garvey
    Author - Communications specialist
  • A Western tiger swallowtail, Papilio rutulus, nectaring on a butterfly bush, Buddleja davidii. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    A Butterfly and a Bush: A Love-Hate Relationship

    When a newly eclosed Western tiger swallowtail, Papilio rutulus, lands on a butterfly bush, the colors are striking. The yellow and black butterfly contrasts well on the purple blossoms of Buddleja davidii. While the majestic butterfly is widely loved, the plant, also...


    By Kathy Keatley Garvey
    Author - Communications specialist
  • Steve Quarles demonstrates how embers can ignite dry leaf debris and melt plastic gutters. Photo by Evett Kilmartin
    Report: Making homes more resistant to wildfire can be affordable

    Priorities include removing objects within five feet of a house, upgrading vents Wildfire losses cost taxpayers and communities hundreds of billions of dollars each year, and preparing communities before a disaster occurs is the best way to avoid damage to homes and...


    By Pamela S Kan-Rice
    Author - Assistant Director, News and Information Outreach
  • UC Davis doctoral student Peter Coggan (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Don't Miss Bohart Museum Open House on Moths!

    You won't want to miss the Bohart Museum of Entomology Moth Night on Saturday, July 20. So much to see and do, and so many moth experts will be on hand to answer your questions. It's all in keeping with National Moth Week. The event, free and family friendly, will take place...


    By Kathy Keatley Garvey
    Author - Communications specialist
Learn More....
  • Do you want to be a UC Master Gardeners? Click HERE for more information
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  • Fill out the intake form to get help with a gardening question!

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