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, 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

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

Mulching for Soil Health and Water Conservation

Mulch adds aesthetic appeal while helping to conserve water

Of the many tools we use in the garden, one of the most effective multi-taskers is mulch. This water-saving, soil-empowering material will amaze you with its miraculous qualities, making  your garden both beautiful and sustainable. Mulch, a...

Posted on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 9:13 AM
  • 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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