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

Welcome!

Open Garden

June 15, 2024, 9 AM - Noon
Fair Oaks Horticulture Center

Wander around the demonstration gardens, ask questions and get advice on water-efficient plants, warm season vegetables and much more.

2024 Gardening Guide and Calendar

It's not too late! Our 2024 edition covers habitat gardening and a whole lot more.  Available online (credit card).

For only $12 you can have a whole year of gardening advice.  Buy now!

We are here for you!

Video library of gardening topics.
Publications. Enjoy!
Facebook updated every day.
YouTube Channel with all the past Virtual Harvest Days and Master Gardener videos.

Snap a pic of your problem plant or mystery bug and email it to the Help Desk: mgsacramento@ucanr.edu

 

June Horticulture Center Updates

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 visit our Tips for June.

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.

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. Watch our summer pruning video.

See more June orchard activities.

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.

The vineyard

Continued canopy management, powdery mildew control, irrigation and insects keep us busy this month.

See what to do in June in your vineyard.

Composting

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

Pest Alerts!

Oriental fruit fly

This highly destructive insect has been confirmed in Sacramento County, Rancho Cordova. See quarantine boundaries.

Report suspected finds to the Sacramento County Agricultural Commissioner office or call the California Department of Food and Agriculture's Pest Hotline at 1 (800) 491-1899.

Read more on the Oriental fruit fly from Sacramento County.

November, 2023

Japanese beetle

This highly destructive insect has been confirmed in Sacramento County areas of Arden-Arcade and Rancho Cordova.

Report suspected finds to the Sacramento County Agricultural Commissioner office or call the California Department of Food and Agriculture's Pest Hotline at 1 (800) 491-1899.

Read more on the Japanese beetle from UC IPM.

March, 2022

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.

2024 Calendar

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8/3/2024
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Contact us

The Office
4145 Branch Center Road
Sacramento, CA  95827

Find our office

(916) 876-5338

E-mail:
mgsacramento@ucanr.edu

Telephone Help Desk:
Monday through Thursday
9 AM to Noon, 1 to 4 PM
Closed Fridays

Please call for walk-in
office hours.

Fair Oaks Horticulture Center
11549 Fair Oaks Blvd.
Fair Oaks, CA 95628

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

Webmaster Email: mgsacramento@ucanr.edu