Sacramento County Master Gardeners
Harvest Day 2018
A Gardener's Dream Day
Our biggest event of the year. Don't miss it!
Don't forget your checkbook (sorry no credit cards) for a Master Gardener shopping spree!
Visit us at the State Fair!
|Friday, July 13 through
Sunday, July 29
10 AM - 8 PM Friday - Sunday
11 AM - 8 PM Monday - Thursday
The Farm at Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento
July Horticulture Center Updates
In the orchard
Harvest season has begun. Support branches heavy with fruit to prevent them from breaking.
Keep fallen fruit picked up to avoid disease and rodents.
See more July orchard activities.
In the WEL
|July is a lovely time in the water-efficient landscape gardens at the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center.
For more favorites, please visit our plant list for Summer.
The vegetable garden
Cherry tomatoes! Choices seem endless for these little flavor gems that say summer with every bite.
Do your tomatoes have brown leathery patches on the bottoms? Visit our Vegetable Problems in Summer pages for answers to this and more.
Grass clippings can be a great source of nitrogen, but beware!
If applications of weed-n-feed or any herbicides have been applied to the lawn, those clippings should not go into the pile.
Shade cloth over fall-bearing raspberries will prevent sunburn.
See more tips for July.
Bay Laurel. Want an herb you can harvest year around? If you’ve ever priced Bay leaves at the store, you’ll want to grow your own--even in a container.
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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Office closed Fridays
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