Worm Composting Workshop
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Worm composting is neat, easy and odorless--ideal for indoor or outdoor locations. Learn how and take worms and a bin home. $25.
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Learn by doing at this hands-on demonstration on how to build an active compost pile. Learn if "Hot" composting is right for you. $10.
2019 Saving the Harvest Calendar
Don't miss our 2019 Calendar! Master Gardeners give you advice about growing it and the Master Food Preservers help you preserve it.
And still only $10!
|Cold weather will damage some plants. Read about how to protect sensitive plants.|
2018 holiday office hours
The UCCE Office will be closed:
- Monday, November 12 for Veterans Day
- Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23 for Thanksgiving
- Monday, December 24, 2018 through Tuesday, January 1, 2019 for end of the year holidays
November Horticulture Center Updates
The vegetable garden
If you don't plant cool-season crops in your garden, it's time to get your vegetable garden beds ready for winter.
Learn what to do, and ways to use fall leaves in your vegetable garden.
In the orchard
It's time to harvest persimmons, quince, lemons and Bearss limes.
Plan now to protect your citrus from frosts and damaging freezes this winter.
See more November orchard activities.
In the WEL
|November 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 Fall.
See more tips for November.
Basil does well in our warm climate but can’t tolerate the winter frost.
Take cuttings and grow it indoors!
Protect yourself while working the compost pile. Potentially harmful pathogens can lurk amongst the "good guys."
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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