The UCCE Master Gardeners of Sutter-Yuba Counties welcome you!
Who are we?
UCCE Master Gardeners are trained representatives of the University of California Cooperative Extension, assisting the gardening community of Sutter and Yuba Counties by providing research-based home gardening information.*
Ask us! We are here to help if you have gardening questions, want to have us identify a plant or animal for you, or just want to know more about us. Download here to learn how to submit samples for identification.
UC ANR Blogs
They didn't get the memo. A sign on a recycling bin near the Mann Laboratory at the University of California, Davis, clearly reads "Bottles and Cans Only." It says nothing about wasps. But there they were: European paper wasps (Polistes dominula) building a nest yesterday beneath the overhanging lid of a bright blue recycling bin meant for "Bottles and Cans Only." "They make open-faced nests under eaves all over the place," says Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and...
Let's celebrate National Pollinator Week. And what better time for the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology to host an open house than during National Pollinator Week? It's from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 23 at its bee garden, Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, located on Bee Biology Road, west of the central UC Davis campus. Here's what you can expect to see or do: learn how to catch and observe bees up close see honey bees at work in an observation beehive learn...