Harvest Day 2020
|A Gardener's Dream Day
Our biggest event of the year will be virtual this year. Don't miss it!
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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: email@example.com.
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.
May Horticulture Center Updates
The vegetable garden
If you haven’t already, soil should be warm enough now to transplant tomato and pepper seedlings.Warmer temperatures later in May mean it’s time to plant melons!
In the orchard
In the WEL
Ready to use your compost but your compost isn’t ready for you? Use a sifter to screen out the finished “gardener’s gold.”
The grapes are blooming. Time for canopy management, and disease control for powdery mildew.See what to do in May in your vineyard.
Begin harvesting early blueberries and cane berries.
See more tips for May.
Peppermint was first cultivated in the mid-1700s near London. Now it grows almost everywhere in the world.
Learn about growing peppermint.
Asian Citrus Psyllid
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB) (Halyomorpha halys) have invaded several areas in Sacramento County.
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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