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2017 Gardening Guide and Calendar
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April Horticulture Center Updates
In the orchard
Harvest spring-ripening citrus like this ‘Gold Nugget’ mandarin.
Are you ready to do battle with codling moth in apples and pears this year? Now is the time to remove infested fruit. See April in the Orchard for more tips.
In the WEL
|April 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 Spring.
The vegetable garden
|Want an herb to use even in the cold of winter? Consider adding Salad Burnet to your herb garden. This evergreen perennial tastes like cucumber and makes an attractive plant year with lovely blooms in late spring.|
|Learn how to compost with worms! If you already have a worm bin, the warmer weather means they will be more active and need more to eat.|
Brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB) (Halyomorpha halys) have invaded several areas in Sacramento County.
The Bagrada bug (Bagrada hilaris) was first found in Sacramento County in November, 2014.
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Feeling like building a wall? Here’s an interesting take on concrete blocks. To give the cantilevered blocks a bottom to hold the soil, stuff a small square of chicken wire or metal hardware cloth into the block and lay some weed barrier (or other water penetrable fabric) over the wire.