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Latest Statewide Master Gardener News
Added March 5, 2014
UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Master Gardeners can now register for the highly anticipated 2014 UC Master Gardener Conference! The UC Master Gardener conference happens only once every three years. This year's conference is being held in the...
Added February 3, 2014
One of California's most adored flowering plants, impatiens, is being threatened by a serious pest. You may have noticed the common garden impatiens missing from nurseries, retail store shelves, and landscapes, parks, and gardens this...
Latest News from the Bug Blog
Added March 7, 2014
In recent years, honey bees received neither recognition nor respect until commercial beekeeper David Hackenberg of Pennsylvania/Florida sounded the alarm in 2006 about his missing honey bees. His bees went MIA due to a mysterious...
Added March 6, 2014
The Daily Mail, UK, recently reported a tragic case of a fatal bee sting that occurred in a back yard in Hampton, near Solihull, West Midlands, England. A honey bee apparently stung a 47-year-old father on his foot and he went into...