Sacramento County Pest Quarantine
The Asian citrus psyllid has been found in Sacramento County. The tiny insect damages citrus fruit but of more importance, it can transmit the deadly citrus disease Huanglongbing (HLB) or citrus greening. For more:
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March Horticulture Center Updates
In the orchard
In the WEL
The vegetable garden
It’s time to plant seeds for tomatoes, if you haven’t already. Don’t be tempted to buy tomato plants now at the garden store unless you have a warm place to keep them until April!
See what to do in the vegetable garden in March.
|Do you want a ground cover that thrives in full or partial shade, does not require frost protection, and resists pests and disease? Sweet woodruff (Galium odoratum) is an attractive option.|
|For many gardeners, turning the pile can be the most grueling part of composting. Get the right tools to make the best use of your efforts.|
Test pH for Blueberries and fertilize all cane berries this month. Test your irrigation system..
See more tips for March.
Brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB) (Halyomorpha halys) have invaded several areas in Sacramento County.
4145 Branch Center Road
Sacramento, CA 95827
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11549 Fair Oaks Blvd.
Fair Oaks, CA 95628
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