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

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SAVE THE DATE!!

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The 2016 San Joaquin UC Master Gardener Garden Tour will be Sunday, May 1st. The tour will feature gardens in Stockton. We will have garden related educational displays and handouts at all the locations. Support our local Master Gardener Program! More info coming soon!

 

Water Conservation Tips   
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Click here for water conservation tips and tricks and help conserve water!

ACP (Asian citrus psyllid) found in San Joaquin county

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You may have heard that ACP (Asian citrus psyllid) was found in Lodi, Manteca and recently Stockton. 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.

 

 

What's Growing On - SJMG Blog

Winter Weather and Yellowing Leaves

Healthy leaf (top) and leaf suffering from iron chlorosis (bottom)

A stroll through your garden of late may have revealed some plants with yellowing foliage. There are several possible causes, but iron chlorosis, a condition in which a plant deficient in iron cannot produce sufficient chlorophyll, is common at...

Posted on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 10:55 AM
  • Author: Nadia Zane

Why Water-Wise Gardens Look Different

California Fuchsia blooms in summer and attracts many pollinators such as this Valley Carpenter Bee

At a local nursery this past fall, I was excited to find a robust selection of water-wise plants, a reflection of this rapidly expanding market. Another interesting phenomenon, related to me by a nursery employee, was a little less exciting:...

Posted on Friday, February 5, 2016 at 5:49 AM
  • Author: Nadia Zane

Celebrating California's Native Bees

Male valley carpenter bee (Xylocarpa varipuncta) on Salvia leucantha (KATHY IKEDA/COURTESY PHOTO)

The word “bee” usually brings to mind an image of a honeybee, but let's also remember the invaluable contributions and amazing diversity of our lesser-known native bee species. Of course, honeybees and their hives are familiar sights in our...

Posted on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 3:42 PM
  • Author: Kathy Ikeda

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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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