Harvest Day 2021
Open Garden - Horticulture Center
Saturday, September 11, 2021
We are here for you!
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
July Horticulture Center Updates
In the orchard
Harvest season has begun. Support branches heavy with fruit to prevent them from breaking.
Keep fallen fruit picked up to avoid disease and rodents.
See more July orchard activities.
In the WEL
The vegetable garden
|We just can't get enough of Sage (Salvia officianalis) in the garden! Plants are sturdy, drought tolerant, taste great and they attract hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies. What’s not to love?|
Grass clippings can be a great source of nitrogen, but beware!
If applications of weed-n-feed or any herbicides have been applied to the lawn, those clippings should not go into the pile.
Continued canopy management, irrigation and fruit protection are on the list for July. Some varieties might be getting ripe this month and others are not far away. The payoff!See what to do in July in your vineyard.
Shade cloth over fall-bearing raspberries will prevent sunburn.
See more tips for July.
Asian Citrus Psyllid
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB) (Halyomorpha halys) have invaded several areas in Sacramento County.
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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