Advice to Grow By ... Ask Us!
The UC Master Gardener Program designed the California Garden Web to serve as a portal to organize and extend the University of California's vast collection of research-based information about gardening to the public. The California Garden Web focuses on sustainable gardening practices and uses a question and answer format to present solutions. The blog below highlights gardening issues pertaining to the season.
USDA awards UC and Karuk Tribe $1.2 million for collaborative research and education to increase tribal ecosystem resilience in a changing climateAdded July 18, 2018
As California and the nation grapple with the implications of persistent drought, devastating wildfires and other harbingers of climate change, researchers at UC Berkeley's College of Natural Resources and the Karuk Tribe are building on a decade-long...
Added July 17, 2018
George Washington, the father of our country, said it well when he proclaimed he grew “crops to eat and sell” and “crops to replenish the soil.” Generations of farmers follow his footsteps. Cover crops (also known as green...
Added July 19, 2018
The "best-kept secret" is no more. Well, it's not so much as a "best-kept secret" but a "UC Davis treasure." Thousands attended the seventh annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day, which...
Creatures in the Garden
Creatures in the Garden 97
Photo was taken in butterfly garden early this year. I had attended a Master Gardener class about the monarch butterfly & was fascinated by their color & feeding habit. As a result I ended up fostering 37 caterpillars! Have added many more milkweed plants & butterfly friendly plants. Hopefully helpe...