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UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County

Sacramento County Master Gardeners

June Horticulture Center Updates

The vegetable garden

No more bugs!

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

Rosa Perle d'Or
June is a lovely time in the water-efficient landscape gardens at the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center.

For more favorites, please visit our plant lists for Spring and Summer.

Grow herbs!


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?

Amendment or mulch? Learn the difference and ways each will improve your soil and make your plants thrive!


Backyard berries


Harvest blueberries and cane berries.

See more tips for June.

Continuing News

Pest Alerts!

Asian citrus psyllid

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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