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.
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
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...
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...