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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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The International Year of the Soil is Here at Last

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Soil is the basis for much of life on earth and certainly there would be no civilization without soil and water. Soil is the basis for all of our food, animal feed, and fuel and fiber production and for services to ecosystems and human well-being. It is...

Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 10:17 AM
  • Author: Lee Miller

What's in a Name?

Drunken Woman Frizzy-Headed Lettuce-Compliments of Territorial Seeds

In January, I attended the 35th Eco-Farm Conference in Asilomar which is a gathering devoted to organic farming and gardening. One speaker, Deborah Madison, was the founding chef of Greens restaurant in San Francisco in 1979 and has written many...

Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 1:05 PM
  • Author: Lee Miller

Preventing the Spread of West Nile Virus

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Mosquitoes are often associated with summer, but recent warm weather has started mosquito season early. The itchy bites and annoying buzzing are usually all that concerns us, but mosquitoes can also transmit harmful pathogens to humans, domestic pets,...

Posted on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 12:43 PM
  • 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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The Smart Garden Conference will be on September 26, 2015.

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