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.
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October Horticulture Center Updates
In the WEL
The vegetable garden
This is the month to harvest pumpkins and winter squash for cooking and for fall decorations. Harvest after the vines have dried and before the first frost.
In the orchard
Pomegranates are ripening. Try to pick them before rain causes cracks in the skin.
See more October orchard activities.
The end of the summer vegetable garden can provide the beginnings of a beautiful compost pile. Put only disease- and pest-free plants and vegetables in the pile.
Are manures right for the compost pile?
Put a little something spicy in your life.
'Hot and Spicy' Oregano might be the perfect herb for your garden.
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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