Sacramento County Master Gardeners
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.
Also see 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
Whether you use it for cooking, scent or landscape beauty, learn more about growing Lavender.With all those flowers blooming, is it any wonder there would be celebrations? We found a list of festivals and other celebrations in California in June.
Amendment or mulch? Learn the difference and ways each will improve your soil and make your plants thrive!
Harvest blueberries and cane berries.
See more tips for June.
Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) and Huanglongbing disease. The tiny insect damages citrus fruit but of more importance, it can transmit a deadly citrus disease. For more:
Brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB) (Halyomorpha halys) have invaded several areas in Sacramento County.
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