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 November 26, 2022
Did you ever wonder why trees "turn" color in the fall? The short answer: It's primarily a function of long, cool fall nights and short, sunny days. The longer answer? Chlorophyll is responsible for the basic green color of leaves we see in spring and...
Added November 14, 2022
Earlier this year, officials in Southern California declared a water shortage emergency resulting in restrictions such as limiting outdoor water use to one day of the week. While mandatory restrictions vary across the region, Amir Haghverdi, UC...
Added November 30, 2022
If you attended the Entomological Society of America's Entomology Games, aka "Bug Bowl," pitting university teams against one another in the pursuit of entomological knowledge, you saw the faces...