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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 12, 2014
Monarchs and milkweed are in the news again. As well they should be. The declining monarch population, coupled with the decreasing scarcity of their host plant, the milkweed, is disturbing. The larvae of the monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus)...
Added March 11, 2014
It may not be the farmer's friend, but it's the beekeeper's friend. Wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum), a member of the mustard family, Brassicaceae, is considered a weed, but I consider it a flowering plant for bees when I see it along...