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.



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Garden Gold: Changing Waste Into Resource

Compost is a great way to recycle organic matter back into your garden

This time of year finds us cleaning up the garden and throwing away the trimmings without ceremony or thought. This predilection we humans have of creating waste and then wanting it to “going away” has had dire consequences for our planet....

Posted on Monday, August 10, 2015 at 8:05 AM
  • Author: Nadia Zane

Native Succulents for Water-Wise Gardens

Coast dudleya (Dudleya caespitosa)

Some California native plants, such as our brilliant orange poppies, bring instant recognition. Less well-known are our native succulents, the Dudleyas. Mostly found on coastal bluffs and rocky outcroppings throughout California, these highly...

Posted on Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 5:02 AM
  • Author: Nadia Zane

Fragrant Plants for the Water-Wise Garden

Spanish lavender

A fragrant garden often draws us in to explore further and engage our other senses, to see, touch, and hear what has caught our attention. It's romantic to think plants waft out lovely aromas for our benefit alone, but the scents we enjoy are part of a...

Posted on Friday, August 7, 2015 at 9:56 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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