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Tomato Gardening Basics

Choosing and Planting Bare Root Fruit Trees

Plants to Attract Beneficial Insects

Attracting Bees To Your Garden

Sacramento Area Planting Guide for Flower and Vegetable Seeds

Asian Citrus Psyllid Info and Video

 

Quick Clicks

CA Native Plants For Your Area of CA

Plant Lists Categorized by their Water Needs

Plants For Dry Shade

Dave's Garden Plant Search

National Pesticide Information Center

Roses For Shade

The Top Ten Roses for Sacramento

100 Roses for the Valley and Foothills

Vegetable Planting Calendar

Storing Fruits and Vegetables

Tomato Taste Test Trials

Fruit Tree Varieties

Nut Tree Varieties

Fruit & Nut Harvest Dates

Fruit Taste Test Winners

Citrus Tree Info

Plants that Attract Beneficial Insects

Plants to Attract Pollinating Insects

20 Great Trees for the Sacramento Area

Small Trees for Small Yards

Shade Tree Selection Guide

Weather Websites

Fertilizer Ingredients (by brand)

Farmer Fred's 10 Garden Rules

 

The Drought and Your Garden

CA Native Plants Localized for Your Town: calscape.org

Low Water Plant Trials: Results

Sacramento Smart Irrigation Scheduler

Gardening With Limited Water

Water Efficient Plants for Sacramento

Other Water Efficient Plant Resources

EPA Guide to Water-Smart Landscapes

Water-Wise CA Regional Garden Sites

Tips For Growing Native Plants

 

VEGETABLES

Tomato Gardening: Tips and Hints

Tomato Gardening Basics

Tomato Troubleshooting Tips

Blossom End Rot on Tomatoes

 Recipes for Your Home Grown Produce

Help Plants Beat the Heat

Grow your Own Popcorn !

How To Grow Giant Pumpkins
                  
 Growing Winter Vegetables
                  
FRUIT

Fruit Facts from the CA Rare Fruit Growers

Fruit and Nut Links from UC

Avocado Trees for Northern California?

How to Increase the Size of Your Table Grapes

How To Get Bigger Fruit From Your Fruit Trees

Citrus Tips from the Pros

UC: Growing Blueberries in the Sacramento Region

Blueberries for the Valley

Fruit Tree Care Calendar

Plant a Fruit Tree...Or Two!

Choosing and Planting Bare Root Fruit Trees

U.C. Davis Tips on Fruit Tree Pruning & Training

How To Prune Overgrown Deciduous Fruit Trees

 Fall

Fall is Lawn Renovation Time

Best Soil Temperatures for Vegetable Seeds

Why Rotate Your Crops?

 Sacramento Area
Planting Guide for 
Flower and Vegetable 
Seeds 

Growing Fall/Winter Vegetables

Plants for Late Fall/Winter Color

Greenhouse Tomatoes in 
the Fall/Winter

Plants to Attract Beneficial Insects

Attracting Bees To Your Garden

UC Davis Arboretum All-Stars

 Easy Care Plants 
for Privacy

20 Great Trees for the Sacramento Area

Small Trees for 
Small Yards
                  
                  Pruning Q&A's
Frost, Freeze Tips

Protecting Plants from Frost or Freeze

The Quick Guide: When a Frost is Forecast

Frost Protection for Citrus and Other Subtropical Plants

After a Freeze: What Should You Do in the Garden? 
                  
Winter
Growing Winter Vegetables
 
Plants for Late Fall / Winter Color
 
Frost/Freeze Tips For Citrus
 
Best Soil Temperatures for Vegetable Seeds
 
Why Rotate Your Crops?
 
Plant a Fruit Tree...Or Two!
 
Choosing and Planting Bare Root Fruit Trees
 
Threat to Citrus Trees: the Asian Citrus Psyllid
 
Christmas Tree Care
 
Plants for Late Fall / Winter Color
ROSES

Rose Pruning, California Style

Roses For Shade

The Top Ten Roses for Sacramento

100 Roses for the Valley and Foothills

Rose Planting Basics 

LANDSCAPING

How Much Water Does Your Lawn and Garden Really Need?

Plant Lists Categorized by their Water Needs

Soil Solarization

Growing Fall/Winter Vegetables

Greenhouse Tomatoes in the Fall/Winter

Plants to Attract Beneficial Insects

Attracting Bees To Your Garden

20 Great Trees for the Sacramento Area

Small Trees for Small Yards

Hiring an Arborist: Tips from the Sacramento Tree Foundation

Landscaping Tips

UC Davis Arboretum All-Stars

Easy Care Plants for Privacy
                  
 Shows for the Nose: Other Fragrant Plants

Deer Resistant Plants (Alleged)

 

GARDEN HELPERS

The Garden "Good Guys"

Plants to Attract Beneficial Insects

Attracting Bees To Your Garden

GardenInsects.Com

Free Publications From UC's Farm and Garden Experts 

 

TREES

20 Great Trees for the Sacramento Area

Small Trees for Small Yards

Hiring an Arborist: Tips from the Sacramento Tree Foundation

Finding an ISA-Certified Arborist

After the storm: Leaning Trees Need Your Attention, Now!

Oak Tree Care

Planting Under Oaks

Pruning Q&A's

Christmas Tree Care

 

More Garden Features


                  
                  
Lifetime Master Gardener Fred Hoffman is the host of the "KFBK Garden
Show" on 1530-AM/93.1-FM KFBK in Sacramento, California each Sunday
morning from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Pacfic Time, followed by "Get Growing" on
Talk 650 KSTE in Sacramento, 10 a.m. to Noon. At noon, it's the KSTE Farm Hour.
And, you can listen to all the shows, live, via the KFBK.com and KSTE.com websites.
 
Available as podcasts!
Previous editions of "The KFBK Garden Show" and "Get Growing".
Plus, for news about California agriculture, it's the KSTE Farm Hour.
Podcast links for Itunes users: KFBK Garden Show and Get Growing
Southern Sacramento and Northern San Joaquin County gardeners can also
get current gardening information from Fred in his Saturday gardening column
in the Lodi News-Sentinel.; also available at the Farmer Fred Rant! Blog page.
 

UPCOMING GUESTS ON THE "KFBK GARDEN SHOW" & "GET GROWING" ON KSTE

 
 May 21: Master Gardener Pam Bone brags about her berries. And offers tips on controlling cherry maggots (spotted wing drosophila).
 
May 28: Don Shor - Redwood Barn Nursery - Davis.
 
June 4: Steve Zien - Living Resources Co.
 
June 11: Debbie Arrington - Sacramento Bee Garden Writer; Warren Roberts - UC Davis Arboretum.
 
A Clue for the Garden Grappler
 

Visit the Farmer Fred Rant Blog Page for These Garden Tips and More:

Vegetables:

Planting Your First Vegetable Garden? Some Tips

Terrific Tomato Tips

Some Vegetables Require Less Water Than Others

Interactive Vegetable Planting Calendar

Will Those Green Tomatoes Turn Red This Fall?

Before You Plant, Check the Soil Temperature

Make Your Own Planting Mix

Starting Tomatoes, Peppers From Seed

More Tips on Starting Tomatoes from Seed

Pepper Seeds Slow to Germinate? Some Tips

Heirloom Vegetables Are Better For You

Tomato Troubleshooter

Crop Rotation Plan for the Home Garden

Crop Rotation for the Garden, Pt. 2

The Hazards of Overfeeding Your Plants 

Hand-Pollinating Squash Plants

How to Grow Giant Pumpkins

Grow Your Own Popcorn

 

Fruits:

Avocado Trees for Sacramento? A Guide

Why Are My Oranges Splitting?

Frost/Freeze Protection Ideas for Citrus

Choosing and Planting Bare Root Fruit Trees

Mulch Under a Citrus Tree: Pros and Cons

Bareroot Fruit Tree Shopping? Buyer Beware!

Harvest Fruits By Look and Feel, Not the Calendar

Know Your Fruit Tree Rootstocks

Growing Blueberries in Container

Anatomy of a Professional Fruit Tasting

Why Are the Blackberries Turning White?

 

Bad Bugs, Diseases, Weeds:

Battling Tomato Hornworms

Every Season is Ant Season

The Green Fruit Beetles Are Back

Why are Blackberries Turning White?

Ants!

A Cure for the Cherry Maggot?

Controlling Snails and Slugs

Peach Leaf Curl: It's Back!

Battling Peach Leaf Curl

Battling Sooty Mold & Scale on Citrus

Controlling Fungus Gnats on Houseplants

Crane Flies vs. Mosquitoes

Leaf Spot Problem? Here's What to Do

Cat Proofing Your Garden

Yellowjacket Fun Facts! Control Tips, Too

Weedkillers: Read the Label!

 

ETC.

How To Find Garden Answers Online

Garden Shoes...or Gardening Shoes?

The Garden Good Guys:

Plants that Attract Beneficial Insects

Bring on the Bees!

Plants to Attract Pollinating Insects

This Blog is for the Birds

The Good Bug Hotel

What's Killing the Bees? A New Study Offers Clues

Landscaping, Lawns, Flowers

Plants For Dry Shade

Getting the Yard Ready for a Rain and Wind Storm

Watering Tips for Drip Irrigation

A Tour of Maple Rock Gardens

The Heart-Healthy Garden

Plants for Privacy

The Cure for Non-Performing Daffodils

WELO is coming. Start Planning to Save Water Now

Plants Wilting in the Heat? Check Before You Water

Water-Saving Tips For Your Yard

Get Rid of Your Lawn with Soil Solarization

How to Kill Your Lawn in 2 Easy Steps

Droopy Plants on a Hot Day. Water...or Not?

 

Trees and Shrubs

How To Stake a New Tree

Holy Jumping Oak Galls, Batman!

 

 Fall & Winter:

Rain Draining Strategies to Save Your Home and Garden

Winter Storms and Tree Troubles

What to Do AFTER a Hard Freeze

What to Do When a Hard Freeze is Forecast

New Year's Resolutions for Gardeners

Persimmons: THE Edible Ornamental of Fall

Innovative Peach Leaf Curl Controls

Frost, Freezes Ahead. Get Your Yard Ready

After a Freeze, What Should a Gardener Do?

Fall-Winter Houseplant Care Tips

Drain the Rain Away from the House & Garden

Get Your Garden Storm-Ready

What to Do in Your Yard AFTER the Storm

Tips for the Fall-Winter Vegetable Garden

Add Color for the Cold, Gray Days of Winter

 Winter Storms and Trees: Inspect Them Now!

How to Grow Oak Trees from Acorns

What NOT to do in the Garden in Fall

Dead Foliage Now? Leaf it Alone!

Problem Plants

Have Horses? Avoid These Plants!

Safe Plants for You, But They're Poison to Your Pets

Mistletoe Control Tips

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Garden Data (thru May 20, 2017)

Avg. evapotranspiration rate this past week : 1.3-1.6" valley; 1.4" foothills.

Soil Temperature: 62-67 (F) valley. 67 (F) low foothills. 54 (F) upper foothills.

Click Here for more Information about soil temperature and evapotranspiration rates

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Chilling hours/portions (hours at 32-45 degrees-F, necessary for deciduous fruit tree production, Nov.-Feb.)

Nov. 1, 2016 - Feb. 28, 2017: Chill Hours: 796-933 valley; 900-1350 foothills. Chill Portions: 65-75 valley; 74-93 foothills.

What is a "Chill Hour", what is a "Chill Portion"?

Chill Portion Requirements for selected fruit and nut varieties

Nov. 1, 2015-Feb. 29, 2016:

Valley: Chill Hours: 714-896 . Chill Portions: 68-74.

Foothills: Chill Hours: 744-1360. Chill Portions: 73-85

Nov. 1, 2014-Feb. 28, 2015:

Valley: 444-805 chill hours; 61-69 chill portions.

Foothills: 380-1095 chill hours; 65-85 chill portions

Nov. 1, 2013 - Feb. 28, 2014:

Valley (Sac., SJ, Yolo, Sutter, Solano Cos.): 868-1230 hours

Foothills (Amador, El Dorado, Placer Cos.): 567-1129 hours 

2012-2013 Chill Season Totals: VALLEY: 1028-1325 hours; FOOTHILLS: 877-1863 hours

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Wondering when is the right time to plant?

The online Farmer Fred Interactive Vegetable Planting Calendar for Northern California is for you! Click on each vegetable for specific planting information.

Also, download the printable planting calendar.

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Looking for lists and pictures of plants that don't require much water? Go to:

Water-Wise Gardening Websites

This is a project undertaken in conjunction with the municipalities and water districts in many California locales. The website has a wealth of local residential photography and plant information to help homeowners improve their garden in a water efficient way.

Sacramento, El Dorado and Placer residents: click on the link - Be Water Smart .

 
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Find a Green Gardener-certified landscaper near you: http://www.ecolandscape.org/programGG/GreenGardenerRefList.html
 
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 UPCOMING EVENTS
Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 10:00 am to 2 pm:
Integrated Pest Management Advocate  Steven Zien with Our Water Our World will have an educational booth at Green Acres Sacramento 8501 Jackson Road, Sacramento, California. Get your pest and garden problems identified and solved by an expert in organic gardening. Learn less-toxic methods of managing pests of the garden and home and go home with what you need to do the job right!   
 
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Sat. May 20, 2017
TWO FREE WORKSHOPS
WHERE:    Woodland Community college, 2300 E. Gibson Road, Bldg. 400, Woodland
WHAT:       Topics by UC Master Gardeners of YOLO COUNTY
DETAILS:      10:00-11:00 am learn about how to set up, maintain and troubleshoot your very own bale garden.  You will also see an on-site bale garden created by Sherry Blunk.
 
                     11:00 to Noon Barbara Ohlendorf will discuss how to keep garden pest populations in check, while making your garden attractive to beneficial insects and pollinators.
For more information contact 530-666-8737 or mgyolo@ucanr.edu
 
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Sat. May 20, 2017 from 3:00-5:00 pm
DEALING WITH VERTEBRATE PESTS IN YOUR GARDEN
WHERE:     Arthur F. Turner Library, 1212 Merkely Avenue, West Sacramento
WHAT:        UC Master Gardeners of YOLO COUNTY will talk about those pesky squirrels, moles and other vertebrate varmints that dig in your garden, and ways to deal with them.
For more information contact 530-666-8737 or mgyolo@ucanr.edu
  
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Sun. May 21, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 pm
QUESTION AND ANSWER FORUM
WHERE:   Davis Mary L. Stephens Library at 315 E. 14th Street
WHAT:      Open forum on gardening questions and answers with UC YOLO COUNTY Master Gardeners.
 
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WHEN: Saturday, May 20, 2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
WHAT: Free Basics of Worm Composting Workshop
WHERE: Arden-Dimick Library, 891 Watt Avenue, Sacramento, CA  95864
For More Information:
UC Cooperative Extension, (916) 875-6913, sacmg.ucanr.edu, facebook.com/sacmg
Worm Wranglers from the UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County will teach the basics of worm composting.  Learn bin setup, harvesting techniques, and what to feed your worms.
 
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Sat, May 20, 2017
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM PDT
Colonial Heights Charming Garden Tour
The inaugural garden tour was so much fun we are bringing it back for 2017! The rainy winter has provided lots of much needed H2O for our gardens. Stroll palm tree lined streets on May 20th from 10AM-4PM to explore this charming neighborhood and the plants, flowers, and life that grow here; dating back to the early 1900's. The tour headquarters will be the Colonial Heights community garden on the lovely palm tree lined San Francisco Blvd. Master gardeners will be available to answer questions. There will be refreshments, live music, and entertainment along your journey.
$10.
ticket info at  www.CharmingGardenTour.EventBrite.com
Colonial Heights Community Garden
5420 San Francisco Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95820 
 
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WHEN: Saturday, May 20, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
WHAT: Plant Clinic
WHERE: Colonial Heights Community Garden, 5420 San Francisco Blvd., Sacramento 95820
COST: Information at: www.CharmingGardenTour.EventBrite.com
For More Information:
UC Cooperative Extension, (916) 875-6913, sacmg.ucanr.edu, facebook.com/sacmg
Finding unique challenges in your garden?  Do you want to know what those bugs are in your garden?  UCCE Master Gardeners have the answers.
Bring samples of your problem plants or insects to a UCCE Master Gardener plant clinic.  We will help you find sustainable solutions to your gardening questions.
 
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Sunday, May 21, 2017 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm: 
Integrated Pest Management Advocate  Steven Zien with Our Water Our World will have an educational booth at Emigh Hardware 3555 El Camino Ave, Sacramento California. Get your pest and garden problems solved by an expert in organic gardening. Learn safe methods of managing pests of the garden and home and go home with what you need to do the job right! 
 
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Sunday, May 21, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The UC Master Gardeners of Napa County invite you to their seventh biannual garden tour, "Discover Garden Magic."
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On this newly-reimagined, self-guided tour, you will be able to explore six upvalley gardens of UC Master Gardeners in Napa County who live in and around Yountville, St. Helena and Calistoga.  Using University of California research-based horticultural information, these gardens illustrate a wide selection of gardening topics, from water-wise planting and irrigation technology, growing vegetables and edibles, to creating beautiful outdoor living spaces.
 
The tour includes both large and small gardens, where you will see inspiring examples of backyard food production, an old vine zinfandel vineyard, gardens designed to attract birds and bees and fun do-it-yourself ideas to create innovative and functional outdoor living areas.  All gardens use plantings appropriate for our mediterranean climate and are unique in design and function. There will be Master Gardener docents and educational opportunities at each location. 
 
Tickets: $35 Prior to Event / $40 Day of Event.  Tickets may be purchased online in advance by credit card at http://ucanr.edu/ucmgnapa or with check by downloading our mail-in form from our website. Tickets may also be purchased by cash or check at our UCCE office, 1710 Soscol Avenue, Suite 4, Napa, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. &endash; 5:00 p.m. Checks should be made payable to "UC Regents." Will-Call and day of Ticket Sales Sunday, May 21, 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. at Upper Valley Campus, Napa Valley College, 1088 College Ave, St. Helena, off Pope Street. We are unable to process credit card payments at Will Call.  Cash or checks payable to UC Regents only.
 
For more information on Garden Tour and tickets, visit our website at http://ucanr.edu/ucmgnapa or call 707-253-4143. Find us on Facebook UC Master Gardeners of Napa County .
 
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Thursday, May 25    7:00 &endash; 9:00 pm
Sacramento Perennial Plant Club
May Speaker Mark Lum
The Story of Tea
Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento
Mark Lum will discuss the history, culture and health benefits of sipping tea.  He harks from five generations of Hawaiian farmers who emigrated from the Pearl River Delta of China.
sacramentoperennialplantclub.org
 
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Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm:
Integrated Pest Management Advocate  Steven Zien with Our Water Our World will have an educational booth at Orchard Supply Hardware 4249 Elverta Road, Antelope, California. Get your pest and garden problems identified and solved by an expert in organic gardening. Learn less-toxic methods of managing pests of the garden and home and go home with what you need to do the job right!   
 
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 Sun. May 28, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 pm
YEAR-ROUND KITCHEN GARDENING
WHERE:  Davis Mary L. Stephens Library located at 315 E. 14th Street
WHAT:     UC YOLO COUNTY Master Gardeners will share tips on feeding fruit trees and harvesting berries.  You will also learn about what starts and seed to plant for the summer kitchen garden.
 
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Saturday, June 3, 10-2
Lavender Day
 
Lavender Day at the historic Murer House and Gardens in old Folsom.  Greg Gayton is going to be our special guest speaker in the morning (11 am) and Green Acres is our sponsor for the event.  Tinley Martinez of Sea Dream Lavender Farm in Rescue will be the afternoon speaker (1 pm).  We will have self-guided tours of the lavender garden, lavender crafts, a great lavender gift drawing and a plant sale!
The Murer House and Learning Center is located at 1125 Joe Murer Court in Folsom, California.   More info: www.murerhouse.org
 
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WHEN: Sunday, June 4, 2017, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
WHAT: Free Plant Clinic
WHERE: Meadowview Park, 7760 24th Street, Sacramento 95832
For More Information:
UC Cooperative Extension, (916) 875-6913, sacmg.ucanr.edu, facebook.com/sacmg
Finding unique challenges in your garden? Do you want to know what those bugs are in your garden? UCCE Master Gardeners have the answers.
Bring samples of your problem plants or insects to a UCCE Master Gardener plant clinic at Park Days-Music in the Park. We will help you find sustainable solutions to your gardening questions.
 
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Monday, June 5, 2017,  6:00 p.m. till dark
 
The Old City Cemetery Committee presents a volunteer opportunity to help upkeep the cemetery's Historic Rose Garden
 
Sacramento Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento
 
Join volunteers at the Historic City Cemetery's Rose Garden for deadheading at dusk. We will be removing spent blooms from the many rosebushes and tidying up the garden which encourages repeat blooming of the roses in the garden. Tools and training will be provided, and light refreshments will be served. The workshop is free, but donations are gratefully accepted to help support rose garden operations.
 
The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. There is ample free street parking on surrounding streets. For more information, call 916-448-0811.
 
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June 8, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm:
Integrated Pest Management Advocate and EcoLandscaper  Steven Zien will teach "Integrated Pest Management II: An Advanced Perspective." The class will be held at the West Sacramento City Hall, 1110 West Capital Ave. West Sacramento, California. This evening seminar goes beyond the basics to discuss pest identification, key strategies to prevent pests, and management options from cultural controls to pesticides. This seminar focuses on Holistic Pest Management, which acknowledges that plants and their pests function in an ecological system. You will learn how to keep the ecosystem balance so pest do not become a problem; and to address intolerable pest problems with effective, environmentally-friendly management strategies. The fee is only $55 ($45 for EcoLandscape California members) and in addition to the class attendees will receive the publication "Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs, 3rd edition" (a $37 value) as well as a 20X magnifying hand lens with LED lights for identifying those pesky pests. For information and to register go to the EcoLandsacpe California website. Space is limited so sign up today to insure your spot.
 
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WHEN: Saturday, June 17, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
WHAT: Open Garden at the Horticulture Center
WHERE: Horticulture Center, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks, CA 95628
For More Information:
UC Cooperative Extension, (916) 875-6913, sacmg.ucanr.edu, facebook.com/sacmg
Learn about summer-blooming water-efficient landscape plants and how to harvest berries.
At 10 a.m., watch mini-demonstrations on:
Vegetable: pest management and soil solarization
Fruit Trees: summer pruning, espalier and pest management
Vineyard-mid: season canopy management and how to prepare for harvest
How to prune lavender
Bring your garden problem questions to the Plant Clinic table.
Located outside.
 
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WHEN: Sunday, June 18, 2017, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
WHAT: Free Plant Clinic
WHERE: Nielsen Park, 7673 Center Parkway, Sacramento 95823
For More Information:
UC Cooperative Extension, (916) 875-6913, sacmg.ucanr.edu, facebook.com/sacmg
Finding unique challenges in your garden?  Do you want to know what those bugs are in your garden?  UCCE Master Gardeners have the answers.
Bring samples of your problem plants or insects to a UCCE Master Gardener plant clinic at Park Days-Music in the Park.  We will help you find sustainable solutions to your gardening questions.
 
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Thursday, June 22   7:00 &endash; 9:00 pm
Sacramento Perennial Plant Club
June Speaker Daisy Mah
Love, Not Hate Thy Herbs
Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento
Daisy Mah offers ways to make herbs a daily part of our diet. The ancient act of incorporating fresh herbs imparts flavor and
texture, not calories. With frequent harvesting, the plants are revitalized, attractive, and aggressive mints are kept in check. Herbs will be available for tasting and sale. 
sacramentoperennialplantclub.org
 
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Saturday, June 24, 2017
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
North Natomas Library
4660 Via Ingoglia
Sacramento, CA  95835
The UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County will teach how to turn yard waste into "gardener's gold".  A class on the basics of composting will include setting up a compost bin, types of compost bins and tips for success.
Free
For More Info
UC Cooperative Extension, (916) 875-6913, sacmg.ucanr.edu, facebook.com/sacmg
 
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Sunday, July 23, 2017, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
WHAT: Free Plant Clinic
WHERE: Cabrillo Park, 1648 65th Avenue, Sacramento 95822
For More Information:
UC Cooperative Extension, (916) 875-6913, sacmg.ucanr.edu, facebook.com/sacmg
Finding unique challenges in your garden?  Do you want to know what those bugs are in your garden?  UCCE Master Gardeners have the answers.
Bring samples of your problem plants or insects to a UCCE Master Gardener plant clinic at Park Days-Music in the Park.  We will help you find sustainable solutions to your gardening questions.
 
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WHEN: Saturday, July 29, 2017, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
WHAT: Free Plant Clinic
WHERE: Folsom City Lions Park, 403 Stafford Street, Folsom 95630
For More Information:
UC Cooperative Extension, (916) 875-6913, sacmg.ucanr.edu, facebook.com/sacmg
Finding unique challenges in your garden?  Do you want to know what those bugs are in your garden?  UCCE Master Gardeners have the answers.
Bring samples of your problem plants or insects to the UCCE Master Gardener plant clinic at the City of Folsom's "Ask the Sprinkler Guy" event.  We will help you find sustainable solutions to your gardening questions.
 
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