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.

Save These Dates!

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

Sierra Gold Tree Sale - Saturday, March 3, St. Isidore Catholic School,
200 Clark Street, Yuba City - see details

Yuba-Sutter Home and Garden Show - see details

UCCE Sutter-Yuba Master Gardener Tomato Plant Sale and Homeowner's Workshop: April 14, 2018, time to be announced.

UC ANR Blogs

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

Kissing bugs are not your valentine

Adult western conenose bug, Triatoma protracta. (Credit: Justin Schmidt)

Conenose or ‘kissing bugs' (Triatoma spp.) are in the Reduviidae family, a group of insects known for a sturdy body and large proboscis. Most reduviids are beneficial as insect predators, and include various species of assassin bugs. Conenose bugs are easily confused with other assassin bugs as well as bugs with similar body shapes from other insect families. Kissing bugs are not new insects to California or the United States, but there has been a good deal of press about them in...

Posted on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 9:11 AM


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True!!! Who is planning their garden?

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Please join the Yuba-Sutter Master Gardeners along with the Friends of the Marysville City Cemetery for a Free Rose Pruning Workshop on January 20th at 10 am. There will be a discussion, pruning instructions and handouts available as well as an opportunity to prune some old rose bushes. The 20th is also the regular cleanup day at the cemetery which will start at 9 am. The cemetery is located on Highway 70, look for the "Point of Interest" sign on the seat side of the road going north.There will be a sharp right-hand turn after the overpass by Marysville High School. We will meet at the rose garden by the Angel marker just left of the shed. Bring your clippers and gloves. For more information contact the UC Master Gardeners at the County Extension office at 530-822-7515

Posted 35 days ago
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There is still time to prevent peach leaf curl!!

Posted 35 days ago
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If you were affected by the Cascade Fire, this workshop has important information: Tuesday, January 9 at 5:30 p.m. at the Loma Rica Lions Club. The Contractors State License Board will also be there with vital information.

Posted 48 days ago
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