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Master Gardener Monthly Spotlight: Adam Wagner and Jillian Kowalczuk - Love Starts with a Seed

Jillian and Adam Picture 1

UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) San Bernardino County Master Gardeners Jillian Kowalczuk and Adam Wagner's passion and enthusiasm for gardening, agriculture, and the UCCE San Bernardino County Master Gardener program made for a lively and fascinating...

Posted on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 8:27 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Family, Food, Health, Yard & Garden

Coordinator's Corner: Kiddos in the Garden, it's a wonderful thing to see!

Maggies kids 5

  Hello Spring!  I am so glad you are here!  I love the quiet of the winter, and the rain is something that is so needed.  In the winter the deciduous fruit trees and roses rest.  The birds hunker down for warmth in our...

Posted on Friday, March 27, 2020 at 9:15 AM
Focus Area Tags: Family, Food, Health, Yard & Garden

UCCE San Bernardino County Master Gardener Spotlight: Vikki Gerdes - A Master Gardener Dedicated to Water Wise Gardening

Vikki's Water-Wise Moonlight Garden

I recently spent a delightful morning with UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) San Bernardino County Master Gardener Vikki Gerdes, chatting in her light-filled kitchen over coffee and cookies about why she loves gardening and the UCCE Master Gardener...

Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 1:26 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Deadheading Flowers by Gail Nieto

Summer Flowers   photo by Gail Nieto

As I wander around my yard, I am seeing many flowers that have bloomed and are now starting to look "dead." They are actually ready to go to seed.  So I pinch off the spent flowers or "deadhead" to cause the plant to flower again. Deadheading is...

Posted on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 8:04 AM
  • Author: Gail Nieto
Focus Area Tags: Yard & Garden

Some Tips on Winter Pollinators

pine white butterfly on milkweed by Cathleen Carter

Winter months are an important time in the garden. The shorter days bring a regeneration period for plants and the pollinators that will also emerge in spring. As we tend winter gardens or wait for the spring thaw, there are things we can do now to...

Posted on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 3:54 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Yard & Garden
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