UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County
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UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County


Harvest Day 2020

Virtual Harvest Day 2020!
A Gardener's Dream Day

Our biggest event of the year will be virtual this year.  Don't miss it!

Harvest Day details coming soon.

We are here for you!

Advice to grow by--Ask us!

Our program is still "open for business" to answer your gardening and pest management questions.

We check email regularly and will respond to your questions as soon as possible: mgsacramento@ucanr.edu

New! Visit our gardening video library. Enjoy!


COVID-19 Update

In an abundance of caution during the COVID-19 crisis and the recommendations of various public health agencies we will be adjusting our services accordingly:

  • We are not currently accepting phone calls, walk-ins or specimen drop offs at our Master Gardener Help Desk at the UCCE Sacramento office. 

  • Community events scheduled until May 22 are now canceled.


June Horticulture Center Updates

In the orchard

Summer prune deciduous fruit trees to improve light penetration and air circulation. Also cut back new shoot growth above the desired tree height.

See more June orchard activities.

In the WEL

June 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 Spring and Summer.

The vegetable garden

Vegetable plants are beginning to set fruit, but something’s not quite right. Visit our Vegetable Problems in Summer pages for answers.

Also see our Tips for June.

Backyard berries

Harvest blueberries and cane berries.

See more tips for June.

Grow herbs!

Whether you use it for cooking, scent or landscape beauty, learn more about growing Lavender.


Amendment or mulch? Learn the difference and ways each will improve your soil and make your plants thrive!

Pest Alerts!

Asian Citrus Psyllid

The Asian citrus psyllid has been found in Sacramento causing a County-wide quarantine. The tiny insect damages citrus fruit but of more importance, it can transmit the deadly citrus disease Huanglongbing (HLB) or citrus greening.  For more:

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB) (Halyomorpha halys) have invaded several areas in Sacramento County.


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Contact us

Sorry, our office is temporarily closed. 

We are not currently accepting phone calls, walk-ins or specimen drop offs.

For all of your gardening questions, please use our e-mail. We monitor it regularly: 


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Advice to Grow By - Ask Us!


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4145 Branch Center Road, Sacramento, CA 95827       Master Gardener Phone:  916.876.5338             Fax:  916.875.6233

Webmaster Email: janfetler@gmail.com