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Upcoming Webinar!

Gardening with Natives

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Tuesday, February 21, 6:00 - 7:30 pm.

Visit our webinar page for more information and to register.


 

Have You Seen Our Blog Lately?

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Our Help Desk team has breathed new life into our HOrt COCO blog. They're posting timely gardening tips every other Tuesday. Check it out! And don't forget to subscribe.


 

Check Out Our New Spanish Facebook Page!

¡Ya Estamos en Facebook! ¡Ven y Saluda!

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Join our online webinars and see recordings on our YouTube channel. Sign up for our newsletter and to receive email notices of upcoming webinars. Or join us on Facebook  

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Advice to Grow By...Ask Us!

UC Master Gardener advice and problem diagnosis services are available year-round!  For problem diagnosis and answers to your gardening questions, contact our Help Desk.  The Help Desk is open 50 weeks of the year, Monday through Thursday, from 9:00 am to Noon (closed winter holidays). Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, our Master Gardeners are working remotely—

In your request—

  • Include your name, phone number and city (plant advice depends on local conditions!).
  • Describe the problem in detail. Include the name of the plant if known, when the problem began, and cultivation history such as watering, fertilizing, pruning, pesticides, etc. 
  • Send photographs, if applicable. Photographs help!

Our gardening blog, HOrT COCO, talks about seasonal hot topics, frequently-asked questions, and truly unique or peculiar requests for help. Subscribe here.

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Contact

UC Master Gardener Program of Contra Costa County
2380 Bisso Lane, Suite B, Concord, CA 94520
(925) 608-6683 (email only during Shelter-in-Place), ccmg@ucanr.edu  
http://ccmg.ucanr.edu/

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR for an IN-PERSON 2023 PLANT sale!

Dates:

  • Our Garden, Walnut Creek, located at N. Wiget and Shadelands Dr: April 1st, 2nd, 3rd from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
    • ADA accessible station with all varieties will be held in the parking lot
    • 75+ varieties of tomatoes, plus peppers, eggplants, squash, and more!
  • Richmond Civic Center Library: April 29th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
    • Over 60+ varieties of tomatoes, plus peppers, eggplants, squash and more!

Check back here for more details as we get closer to the dates!

Or have a look at the sale's web page to see the offerings and tips from last year's sale. We'll update all last year's pages soon.

 


 

Looking for a Speaker?

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Does your organization need a speaker for an upcoming event? Our speakers are available. Use our Speaker Request Form.

 


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