Join us for our first event of 2020.
Pruning Workshop - Free!
See the Agenda. (PDF)
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.
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!
|Cold weather will damage some plants. Read about how to protect sensitive plants.|
January Horticulture Center Updates
In the WEL
The vegetable garden
Look for bare root artichoke crowns in nurseries this month. Enjoy shopping catalogs or online for your 2018 victory garden.
Visit our January Monthly Tips for these and other activities for the January garden.
In the orchard
Prune dormant fruit trees this month. Whether you prune primarily in winter or summer, it is easier to see what needs to be done when leaves are off the branches. See more about this and other January orchard tasks.
Don’t miss our Pruning Workshop at the Horticulture Center on Saturday, January 18, 9 AM - Noon.
Start composting in 2020! Recycle fruit, vegetables and yard trimmings into a rich soil amendment for your garden, all in your own backyard.Protect your outdoor worm bin from cold with a blanket or move it near the house or into the garage. Don’t miss our Worm Composting Special Event in February to learn more!
|Parsley, whether you prefer curly or flat-leaf, is an edible garden winner. Grown as an annual planted in spring and again in fall to ensure continued harvest. Not bothered by freezing outdoor temps and can also be grown indoors. And need we say it’s tasty!|
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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