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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 18, 2023
Planning brochure for pets, livestock fills crucial need as fires an increasing threat With the McKinney Fire creeping closer to Yreka in the summer of 2022, Emily Jackson and her mother potentially faced the enormous task of getting all their goats,...
Added September 13, 2023
CDFA, UC ANR help farmers access $36 million in grants to improve water-use efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions A Hmong small-scale farmer in Merced County has saved about 14.4 acre-inches of water annually and reduced...
Added September 21, 2023
You won't want to miss the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on "Household Vampires," targeting mosquitoes, ticks, bed bugs, lice and fleas. The open house set from 1 to 4 p.m.,...
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...