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ACP (Asian citrus psyllid) found in San Joaquin county

You may have heard that ACP (Asian citrus psyllid) was found in Lodi and Manteca. The Master Gardeners are ready to answer your questions about this invasive pest. Click here to find out how you can help prevent the spread of this unwanted pest and what to do if you think you have it.



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Mulching for Soil Health and Water Conservation

Mulch adds aesthetic appeal while helping to conserve water

Of the many tools we use in the garden, one of the most effective multi-taskers is mulch. This water-saving, soil-empowering material will amaze you with its miraculous qualities, making  your garden both beautiful and sustainable. Mulch, a...

Posted on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 9:13 AM
  • Author: Nadia Zane

So many tomato seeds - so little time

Master Gardener tomato tasting. LEE MILLER

Tomato picking season is here and I love to grow lots of them, although I have cut back from 100 plants to only 78. Unfortunately, where I live, thrips, any of an order of very small, destructive, usually small insects, carry a virus causing Tomato...

Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 12:07 PM
  • Author: Lee Miller

Attracting a Diversity of Pollinators

Blanket flower

Humans love flowers for their aesthetic charm, but for pollinators, the need to feed is top priority. When out foraging, pollinators look for certain features indicating a plant's potential as a food source. Nectar and pollen quality are important; so...

Posted on Monday, June 22, 2015 at 8:10 AM
  • Author: Nadia Zane

Valley Gardener's Journal For Year-Round Blooms

The San Joaquin Master Gardeners are excited about the Valley Gardener's Journal For Year-Round Blooms. This garden journal is now available for purchase and is great for any gardener. For more info click here!  

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