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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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Attracting a Diversity of Pollinators

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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

What's in That Bag?


Chuck Ingels, Farm and Horticulture AdvisorUC Cooperative Extension, Sacramento County Organic soil amendments are products that are mixed into soil for the overall purpose of benefitting plant growth and crop production. Contrast that with mulch, which...

Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 11:05 AM
  • Author: Chuck Ingles

Creating a Pollinator Garden


Content for this blog was taken from the UC ANR Pollen Nation Website. When you look at a flower, how often do you consider the importance of these unsung heroes? Pollinators help produce beautiful landscapes and the bounty of fruits, nuts and...

Posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 8:31 AM

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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The Smart Garden Conference will be on September 26, 2015.

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