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For Immediate Release
Pleasant Hill, CA (March 28, 2015): Contra Costa gardeners, start your engines! Opening day at Our Garden will be Wednesday, April 1, AND the fourth annual Great Tomato Plant Sale will be two successive Saturdays, April 4 and April 11. But wait, there's more. The West County Great Tomato Plant Sale in Richmond will be held on April 11.
Plant propagation for these huge plant sales is proceeding fast and furiously. Visit our Great Tomato Plant Sale page for all the details, or check out our blog entry for quick tips on deciding what to grow!
Did you know... 2015 is the International Year of Soils! Visit http://www.fao.org/soils-2015/en/ for more information.
With unprecedented lack of rainfall, the ever-worsening drought is still with us, and is now being called a "mega-drought", with mandatory cutbacks coming. Facing a truly difficult year, we must all conserve just as much water as we possibly can. For water conservation tips, check out our Drought Tips page, as well as a CCMG Blog entry on Smart Controllers.
Advice to Grow By...Ask Us...
The Contra Costa Master Gardener Help Desk is available year-round to answer your gardening questions. We're open every week, Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to Noon. You can walk in, call, or email us for help!
The Contra Costa Master Gardeners Blog has really taken off in the past months, with lots of Help Desk questions and answers...be sure to check it out!
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Our Garden / Fourth Annual Great Tomato Plant Sale
Date: April 4, 2015
West County Edition of the Great Tomato Plant Sale
Date: April 11, 2015
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|Ask A Master Gardener at Markham Arboretum||4/4/2015|
|Fourth Annual Great Tomato Plant Sale||4/4/2015|
|Our Garden / Fourth Annual Great Tomato Plant Sale||4/4/2015|
|Concord Farmers' Market||4/7/2015|