Save Water by Irrigating with Ancient Ollas
Along with everyone else in California these past few years, I am looking for ways to use less water in my garden...
Spring Garden Tasks
Here is your spring garden and landscape to-do list ...
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Top 10 Hot Tomato Picks
The UC Master Gardeners of Contra Costa County will hold their 11th annual Great Tomato Plant Sale, opening for online orders only on April 2nd at noon...
The Best Container Tomatoes for You
With the Great Tomato Plant Sale around the corner, we should review the best tomato varieties for your container garden...
Mind Your Water in the Garden
The water districts could be asking us to conserve even more this year. The whole state relies on a steady supply of snow and rain the first three months of the year. But very little of this liquid refreshment has fallen thus far. Since drought seems to have settled in, the onus is on us to bring on our best dry game.
Earthworms are invisible, hardworking, free garden helpers who eat broken bits of leaves, grass, food scraps and things that plants can’t use. They turn them into nutrient-rich, finer organic matter, called worm castings.
Thank You Note From Mission to Mars Class
Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge yesterday! Your presentations, answers to questions, and informal discussions all had a big impact on our group.
News and Events
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