Internet Resources - Horticulture



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  • University of California Cooperative Extension - Santa Cruz County website
    Santa Cruz County Cooperative Extension maintains four advisor positions in agriculture and natural resources in the following areas: Environmental Horticulture, Farm Management & Small Farms, Marine Science, and Strawberries & Caneberries. Santa Cruz County is served additionally by several advisors housed in neighboring counties in the following areas: Entomology, Family Nutrition & Education Program (FSNEP), Irrigation and Water Quality/Policy, Livestock & Range Science, Plant Pathology, Pomology, Vegetable Crops & Weed Science, and Viticulture. Sponsors Master Gardener, Master Food Preserver, and Master Food Shopper education.
    Browse related subjects: Agriculture, Food, Gardening, Horticulture, Marine Science, Master Gardener, Nutrition
  • Water Smart Gardening in Santa Cruz County
    This free online gardening tool was created by the Water Conservation Coalition of Santa Cruz County especially for our diverse local climate. It allows you to view beautiful local gardens for design ideas, use interactive tools to design your garden, evaluate hundreds of plant species and make a plant list, learn how to reduce landscape water use, and prevent and solve pest problems with less-toxic methods.
    Browse related subjects: California, Do-It-Yourself, Environment, Gardening, Horticulture, Pests, Plants, Santa Cruz County, Seeds

Did You Know?

Cowell Ghost

On May 14, 1903, Sarah Agnes Cowell, the youngest daughter of Henry Cowell, was killed in a buggy accident at the Cowell Ranch. Sarah and the ranch housekeeper were riding in the family buggy along the upper kiln road on the Cowell ranch (now the campus of University of California ... [More]

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