Cooperative Extension, Sutter-Yuba Counties
University of California
Cooperative Extension, Sutter-Yuba Counties

Master Gardeners

The UCCE Master Gardeners of Sutter-Yuba Counties welcome you!

Snowy River Wattle (Acacia boormanii)
Snowy River Wattle (Acacia boormanii)

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.

Office: Cooperative Extension, Sutter-Yuba Counties
            142A Garden Highway
            Yuba City, CA 95991-5512

Master Gardener Office Hours: Tuesdays  9 am to noon; Thursdays 1-4 pm.

Phone: (530) 822-7515


See also: UC Statewide Master Gardeners at mg.ucanr. edu

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.

Breaking News!! The UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale scheduled for April 7th has been canceled for the first time in 45 years due to possibility of flooding this weekend at the nursery. Download the  Revised Spring Arboretum Plant Sale Schedule to see the tentative revised schedule.

Office Hours - Tuesdays 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and Thursdays 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

UCCE Sutter-Yuba Master Gardener Tomato Plant Sale and Homeowner's Workshop: April 14, 2018, 9:00 a.m.

UC ANR Blogs

And Along Came a Spider

Can you see an ant and a spider in this photo of an almond tree? It's a winter ant, Prenolepis imparis and a jumping spider, Salticidae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you've been checking out the honey bees foraging on the almonds lately--in between the rains--you might see other critters as well. Like a winter ant. Or a jumping spider. This winter ant, Prenolepis imparis (as identified by ant specialist Brendon Boudinot, a Ph.D. candidate in the Phil Ward lab in the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology), was crawling along a branch of an almond tree last week on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis, when it encountered...oops...a jumping spider...

Posted on Friday, March 2, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Controlling Clothes Moths

Webbing clothes moth. (Photo credit: Clemson University, USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series, Bugwood. org)

Spotting a small moth fluttering around your closet then discovering damaged fabric or other items can be shocking. Upon further inspection, you may even see the silken webs spun by the larvae, or the droppings they leave behind. Clothes moth larvae attack wool clothing, carpets, rugs, upholstered furniture, furs, and much more. They will even feed on synthetic or cotton blends of fabric if they also contain wool. Sometimes people mistake clothes moths for pantry pests (food and...

Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 9:05 AM


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