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Have you always wanted to learn more about gardening? Would you like to have more of a science-based knowledge of gardening? Are you interested in meeting new people that have a similar interest while make a difference in the community? The San...
Blossom End Rot: Blossom end rot is not a disease but a very common environmental disorder many gardeners see every summer. It affects tomatoes, peppers, and cucurbits. Plants with blossom end rot show small, light brown spots at the blossom end of...
Diurnal, or daylight pollinators such as bees and butterflies, have long been considered the champion workhorses in their field; however, a paradigm shift is slowly occurring that brings to the forefront the overwhelming contributions of nocturnal...
A surprising number of serious gardeners confess to at least one occasion of being stumped by a gardening problem with no obvious answer. There are a number of ways to find an answer, one of which is the SJC Master Gardener Help Line. Master Gardener...
Spring has arrived with a vengeance! The Amador County Master Gardeners' Heritage Rose Garden is exploding in blooms and welcomed visitors to their first “official” Open Garden Days on May 15, 2021, and will continue to do so the third...
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Born in Lubbock, Texas, raised in the south San Francisco area, and schooled in insects. That was just the beginning of what would unfold into an outstanding entomological career. So we were delighted to see that UC Davis doctoral alumnus Kelli...
Whack Out Weeds! and EcoMight-Pro contain glyphosate, bifenthrin and permethrin and CDFA has issued a stop order for use on organic farms in the state of California. The press release is shown below. STOP USE NOTICE ON ORGANIC PESTICIDE PRODUCTS WHACK...
As many school students resume in-person classes, some school districts are requesting students bring disinfectant wipes into school from home. Disposable, disinfectant wipes may seem a simple and convenient solution to in-class cleaning and disinfection...
By Dawn H. Gouge, UA Entomology
AuthorBy Shaku Nair, UA Entomology
AuthorBy Lynn Rose, NH Environmental Services
AuthorBy Tim Stock, OSU Horticulture
AuthorBy Shujuan (Lucy) Li, UA Entomology
AuthorBy Virginia McGregor, Scottsdale USD
STOP USE NOTICE: Organic Pesticide Products WHACK OUT WEEDS! and ECOMIGHT-PRO The California Department of Food and Agriculture's (CDFA) State Organic Program (SOP) is issuing this Stop Use Notice regarding the use of W.O.W. (WHACK OUT WEEDS!) and...