2023 Gardening Guide and Calendar
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Our 2023 Gardening Guide and Calendar is all about growing vegetables.
|Cold weather will damage some plants. Be prepared to protect sensitive plants.|
2022 holiday office hours
The UCCE Office will be closed:
- Monday, December 19, 2022 through Sunday, January 1, 2023 for end of the year holidays
We are here for you!
December Horticulture Center Updates
In the WEL
In the orchard
The vegetable garden
Enjoy fall color on some blueberry varieties.
See more tips for December.
Rosemary is an edible garden winner. It's tough, drought tolerant, evergreen and need we say tasty! Whether you choose ornamental or culinary varieties, all are edible and all make a show with their blue flowers in spring into summer.
Big trees mean lots of fall leaves—sometimes more than our compost piles can handle all at once.
Get ideas on what to do with excess leaves.
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.
Asian citrus psyllid
Brown marmorated stink bug
Brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB) (Halyomorpha halys) have invaded several areas in Sacramento County.
4145 Branch Center Road
Sacramento, CA 95827
Telephone Help Desk:
Monday through Thursday
9 AM to Noon, 1 to 4 PM
Please call for walk-in
Fair Oaks Horticulture Center
11549 Fair Oaks Blvd.
Fair Oaks, CA 95628
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