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.
Added September 28, 2022
Despite recent rains, fire remains a danger across California, as there's still plenty of time this fall for grass, woody debris and other flammable material to become dry and ignite. “The smaller the fuels – pine needles, grass, and small...
Added September 27, 2022
Karrie Reid didn't plan to become a scientist, but she fell in love with plants. Reid joined UC Agriculture and Natural Resources as the environmental horticulture advisor for San Joaquin County in 2010, with funding from the county's Public Works...
Added October 3, 2022
If you've been following the statewide news on the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes ageypti, you'll want to hear a seminar by Olivia Winokur on Wednesday, Oct. 5. Winokur, a UC Davis doctoral...
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...