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Looking for gardening advice?  Have a pest problem?  Wondering which plants are drought resistant?  You’ve come to the right place!  Follow the menus to helpful information about gardening in Santa Cruz, Monterey, and San Benito Counties. Ahora también tenemos recursos en español.
 

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  • Care of Potted Citrus

    Added November 19, 2017
    Citrus fruits

    Fall and winter are the times of year when the average outdoor garden plants take a little breather, but not citrus! If your potted Meyer lemon or Bearss lime trees are like mine, they are flowering and fruiting, even as the rest of my garden rests. Thus...

  • For the birds: California native berries that birds love

    Added October 15, 2017
    California quail. Image credit: H. Vannoy Davis © California Academy of Sciences.

    People love berries and so do the birds!  Each of these is native to California and attracts California thrashers, western bluebirds, American robins, northern flickers, Nuttall's woodpeckers, mockingbirds, cedar waxwings. scrub jays, northern...

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  • Bohart Museum Visitors: As Close as Davis and as Far Away as San Jose

    Added November 21, 2017
    Bohart associate and butterfly expert Greg Kareofelas talks to Sacramento residents Amii Barnhard-Bahn and her daughter, Larkin, 15. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    When there's a Bohart Museum of Entomology open house, visitors come to listen, learn and explore. Such was the case during the Parasitoid Palooza open house last Saturday, Nov. 18 when area residents, including parents and their children, and...

  • Speaking of Turkeys...

    Added November 21, 2017
    Wild turkeys foraging in an urban community. (Belinda Messenger-Sikes)

    Many people this week are talking about turkeys. But not in the same way as us here at UC IPM. Wild turkey sightings have gone from being a rare occasion to becoming a common event in recent years, as their populations have exploded in some urban areas...

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