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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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Happy Arbor Day!

Julius S. Morton Photo courtesy Nebraskahistory.org

Plant a Tree to Celebrate Arbor Day! Have you ever wondered how this national (and international) holiday got its roots? Arbor Day is an annual observance that promotes tree planting and care and reflects a hope for the future. As a formal holiday, it...

Posted on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 7:30 AM

6 ways to reduce water use without killing your garden

Spray heads can get knocked out of alignment. Check all spray heads to ensure they are hitting the target.

To conserve water and meet California's new water-use restrictions, one place to start is literally in one's own backyard. More than half of all household water use is typically used outdoors on landscape, according to University of California...

Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 11:49 AM

The New California Landscape part 2: Making the Physical Shift

Sheet mulching project in progress

For many decades, Californians have been spoiled by technology that has allowed us to grow water-hungry plants from all over the world. This has never been a “wet climate” by any stretch of the imagination, and we are finally seeing the dire...

Posted on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 1:47 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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