UCCE Master Gardeners of San Joaquin County
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UCCE Master Gardeners of San Joaquin County

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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.

2015 Master Gardener Training


Do you enjoy gardening?  Do you live in San Joaquin County? Are you willing to volunteer your time and talent?

 The San Joaquin UC Master Gardener program is recruiting new volunteers!

Click here for more information and to download an application. Application deadline is November 5th. Training begins January 28th. Training occurs every-other year so don't miss out!



Water Conservation in the Home Landscape

This is probably not news to you but we are entering one of California's driest years. Governor Brown has asked Californians to voluntarily reduce their water consumption by 20%. We have created a page full of tips, resources, websites and helpful information to help you conserve water in your home landscape. We will continue to add information to this page so check back often. To visit our new page, click here.




What's Growing On - SJMG Blog

Annuals, Biennials, Perennials: What’s the Difference?


A plant's ultimate goal is to self-perpetuate in some way by making more of itself. Their life cycle, be it short or long, consists of building up vegetative growth, which in turn supports seed development and other methods of self-propagation (runners,...

Posted on Monday, October 20, 2014 at 12:04 PM

California Style in the Garden

By NADIA ZANE | Published: JULY 25, 2014 |  The thick, vertically-oriented leaves of manzanita protect them from sunburn and moisture loss Plants that evolved in hot, dry climates have a certain look that not...

Posted on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Saving Lettuce Seeds


By: Master Gardener Lee Miller My lettuce that I didn't get to harvest is now bursting with blossoms and seeds.  I love lettuce and the salads made from it. Hence, I like to grow lots of different kinds and colors too: butter heads, leaf types, and...

Posted on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 1:32 PM

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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