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For Immediate Release
Pleasant Hill, CA (October 25, 2014): Well, we're getting just a tad more rain today, but the outlook doesn't look all that good for this winter. Please continue to conserve as much as you can. As days grow shorter, plants need less water, so your irrigation can be adjusted accordingly. However, drought-stressed trees may need deep watering before the cold weather hits to make sure they survive the winter. For water conservation tips, check out our Drought Tips page, as well as a recent CCMG Blog entry on Smart Controllers.
If you are looking for 2014 Sustainability Fair handouts, they are posted on the Sustainability Fair Program page. The worm composting links were added somewhat after the event.
Advice to Grow By...Ask Us...
As the fall deepens (leaves are actually starting to fall now!) and the season winds down, be sure to come see us and get those gardening questions answered. All advice is free! Our intrepid volunteers are available to answer all your gardening questions at Our Garden this coming Wednesday (final event of the season!). And, we'll still be at some Farmers' Markets for a few more weeks. This winter, look for us at library talks in which we extend our knowledge to YOU. Come see us!
Can't make it to an event in the next few weeks? Well, don't panic. 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!
UC Cooperative Extension, our parent organization, is celebrating its Centennial in 2014! Happy 100 years, UCCE!!
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Where We Are Right Now
|Richmond Main Street Farmers' Market||11/5/2014|
|Library Talk (San Ramon): The Squeeze on Citrus - Caring for Citrus in the Garden||11/6/2014|
|Ask A Master Gardener at DVC Plant Sale||11/7/2014|
|Brentwood Farmers' Market||11/8/2014|
|Ask A Master Gardener at DVC Plant Sale||11/8/2014|