Internet Resources - Horticulture
- 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
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Lynching in San Jose, 1933
In 1933, in San Jose, California, a young man named Brooke Hart was abducted while leaving his father's department store.
Brooke Hart was the 22-year-old son of Alex Hart, owner of San Jose's second largest department store. A recent graduate of Santa Clara University, he had just been made a ... [More]