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.
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.
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Gardening questions? Ask a master gardener. Our office hours are Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and Thursdays 1 p.m.- 4, or meet us at the Yuba City Farmers' Market at the Plumas Street fountain from 8 a.m. to noon each Saturday.
UC ANR Blogs
Everybody loves bugs, right? Well, no, they don't. Some folks scream, smash them, or sprint away from them. Other folks--including yours truly--sprint toward them, not unlike firefighters racing into a burning building while everyone else is dashing out. So it's gratifying to see that Feedspot.com has just published a list of the top 25 entomology blogs worldwide. All in one place. Bug lovers, unite! Founder Anuj Agarwal says the blogs are ranked based on the following criteria: Google...
By Cindy Weiner, UC Master Gardener of Butte County, June 15, 2018 On our hot summer days, shady garden areas can offer welcome respite from the heat. One of the challenges of gardening in shade, though, is adding interest through color, because it can be difficult to find plants that bloom in shade. Incorporating native plants in your garden can greatly increase the choices available to you. One plant suitable for dry shade is Catalina perfume or evergreen currant (scientific name Ribes...