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Sat, May 18, 2024

Dig In: Garden checklist for week of May 19

Get ready for warm, sunny and breezy days ahead

Mon, Apr 22, 2024

Happy Earth Day! Garden with the planet in mind

Ways to cut down on plastics in your own landscape

Wed, Jan 31, 2024

Recent warm days wake up pesky mosquitoes

Control district sees spike in calls -- but winter storms this week will bring relief

Thu, Jan 18, 2024

How to fight snails and slugs before they eat everything

These slimy pests are particularly active after rain

Wed, Jan 10, 2024

Learn how to tell good bugs from bad pests

Yolo County master gardeners offer free Zoom workshop on insect, disease identification

Fri, Dec 22, 2023

Mistletoe: Bad for trees, good for birds

Berries from this parasitic plant (and popular holiday decoration) feed hungry songbirds in winter

Fri, Oct 27, 2023

Don't move that fruit! Sacramento County quarantine in effect til June

Oriental fruit fly affects local gardeners, Soil Born Farms

Fri, Sep 22, 2023

Oriental fruit flies found near Rancho Cordova

Eradication efforts underway to stop the spread of this highly destructive pest

Fri, Sep 01, 2023

Why garden spiders are a good thing

They only look scary (and they eat lots of bugs)

Thu, Aug 31, 2023

5 reasons to eradicate weeds

It's a Sisyphean battle, but don't surrender

Mon, Aug 28, 2023

Need garden advice? Check out these farmers markets

Placer County master gardeners offer expertise at several locations during the month

Fri, Aug 11, 2023

Watch out for these stinkers: Bad guys attack tomatoes, fruit

Stink bugs and leaf-footed bugs like August weather and ripening fruit

Sat, Aug 05, 2023

Dig In: Garden checklist for week of Aug. 6

Our yo-yo weather continues; watch out for signs of plant stress

Mon, Jul 17, 2023

Record Sacramento heat brings outbreak of spider mites

Stay hydrated and give your plants a morning shower

Thu, Jul 13, 2023

Learn about good bugs that help control bad bugs

Free UC webinar on 'Natural Enemies & Beneficial Bugs'

Thu, Jun 29, 2023

Forget the pursuit of the perfect plant

Healthy is better and it's less stressful, too

Mon, Jun 26, 2023

Get answers for foothill gardens and more

Sherwood hosts Open Garden Days; guided tour Saturday

Wed, Jun 21, 2023

Happy plants! Summer starts with more mild weather

Vegetables and flowers benefit from cooler than average temperatures.

Fri, Jun 16, 2023

Summer rose care: Overcoming fungal disease, spider mites

Cold spring weather created challenges; how to get your roses looking their best

Fri, Jun 09, 2023

Skeeter season arrives with bad mosquitoes, West Nile Virus

Don't make a home for disease-carrying pests; take precautions