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Upcoming Webinar

Strategies for Gardening with Limited Water: Weathering the Drought in California

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Tuesday, August 16, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
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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!

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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  


Upcoming Webinar

Growing Citrus

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Tuesday, August 23, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
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