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UC Master Gardeners - Sutter Yuba

Winter Workshop Series
Fall Series Learning Garden Workshop - Resources

Workshop Resources: Soil Solarization 

  1. Soil Solarization for Garden and Landscapes https://ipm.ucanr.edu/pdf/pestnotes/pnsoilsolarization.pdf
  2. UC Master Garden Sacramento County: Soil Solarization- Control soilborne pest https://youtu.be/k7P3_20BgCE?si=XPxFlc8EyENhzAd6


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.*

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*To learn more, visit the statewide UC Master Gardener Program and the California Garden Web.

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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. Complete our intake form here to get your questions answered.

UC ANR Blogs
  • Honey bees at work in the hive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Professor James Nieh: Deciphering Honey Bee Communication

    The fascinating world of honey bee communication! The next UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology seminar will feature professor James Nieh, a bee biologist in the Section of Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution, Division of Biological Sciences, UC San Diego and associate...

    By Kathy Keatley Garvey
    Author - Communications specialist
  • A female praying mantis, Stagmomantis limbata, rests on a cactus in Vacaville. She's the last of the season. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    It's Green Friday

    Today is Black Friday, a day that marks the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. It's reportedly the busiest shopping day of the year. But to us, today is Green Friday, in recognition of a female green praying mantis,Stagmomantis limbata.occupying a rib of a tall green cactus in...

    By Kathy Keatley Garvey
    Author - Communications specialist
  • A mini hedgerow incorporating a number of native plants. Eve Werner
    Residential Hedgerows

    If you are planning to put some new plants in the ground now so they will be established when spring comes around, consider planting a hedgerow.  In urban and suburban areas, fences or hedges are typically used to define property lines, block unsightly views, provide privacy screening, and...

  • The squash bee,  Peponapis pruinosa, pollinating a squash. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Bee-ing Thankful for Honey Bees

    Let's put the "thanks" in THANKSgiving by bee-ing thankful for the honey bee, Apis mellifera... If your table includes pumpkin, cranberries, carrots, cucumbers, onions, apples, oranges, cherries, blueberries, grapefruit, persimmons, pomegranates, pears, sunflower seeds, and almonds, thank the...

    By Kathy Keatley Garvey
    Author - Communications specialist
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Master Gardener Events
Event Name Date
Winter Workshop 2024 1/20/2024
Winter Workshop 2024 2/17/2024
Winter Workshop 2024 3/16/2024