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HOrT COCO: UC Master Gardener Program-Contra Costa-Blog

  • Fertilizing Fruit Trees and Information on Chill Hours

    Fertilizing Fruit Trees and Information on Chill Hours" Advice for the Home Gardener from the Help Desk of the UC Master Gardeners of Contra Costa County Home Gardener...

  • Italian Cypress Problems

    Advice for the Home Gardener from the Help Desk of the UC Master Gardener Program of Contra Costa County Help Desk:  Thank you for contacting the UC Master Gardener Program Help Desk with your...

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    Do You "No-See-Ums"

    Advice for the Home Gardener from the Help Desk of the UC Master Gardener Program of Contra Costa County Request: We have lived in our house for 22 years in central County. Just the past few...

  • Grapefruit tree vs. Woodpeckers

    Advice for the Home Gardener from theHelp Desk of the UC Master Gardener Programof Contra Costa CountySubject: Grapefruit Tree vs WoodpeckerCllient's Request: How can we keep a woodpecker(s)...

  • Backyard Shade Tree Selection

    Advice for the Home Gardener from the UC Master Gardener Programof Contra Costa CountyClient's Request:  Hello. We would like to plant a shade tree in our backyard in mid-County. We have a...

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    Saving 50 Year Old Camellias

    Advice for the Home GardenerFrom the UC Master Gardener ProgramHelp Desk of Contra Costa County Client's Request:  An underground rodent (vole? Mole?) has attacked the roots of my Camellia...

  • Sycamore Trees -- Big and Problems

    Subject: Control of Anthracnose on Sycamore TreesAdvice for the Home Gardener from the Help Desk of theUC Master Gardener Program of Contra Costa County MGCC Help Desk Response to Sprays for...

  • Storing and Planting Early Spring Bulbs

    Client's Request:  What bulbs can I plant in the spring?  Where can I buy them? Thanks Help Desk's Response: Thank you for contacting the UC Master Gardener Program Help Desk with...

  • Apologies

    Apologies... Had some minor calendar and computer problems and missed posting HOrT COCO blog earlier this week. Should be on-track for next week... hopefully CHEERS

  • Moles and Grubs in Your Lawn

    Advice for the Home Gardener from the Help Desk of the UC Master Gardener Program of Contra Costa County Home Gardener's Request:  Thank you for calling the UC Master Gardener Program Help Desk...