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May in the Garden

The glorious month of May is perfect gardening weather.

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Spring Garden Expo Days: May 4th and 18th

Don’t miss this new family-friendly MG event – May 4th in Lemon Grove and May 18th near SDSU.

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Joyce Gemmell's

Vegetable Gardening Guide

Plant warm-season veggies now for a bountiful summer harvest.

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Bee Swarming Season is Upon Us

This recent front-page SAN DIEGO U-T article explains why bees swarm and how to handle them.

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Pest Note: Slugs and Snails – A Perennial Nuisance

Few gardeners can avoid snails and slugs damaging their plants. Did you know there is one snail that can help control the unwanted ones?

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Hotline FAQ: House plants seem to be super popular now. Do they have benefits beyond their looks?

Answer: Many! Here are five to get you started:

Only Two More Weeks to Visit the Flower Fields Demo Gardens!

Closing May 12th - our popular Demonstration Gardens showcase edibles and ornamentals at The Flower Fields in Carlsbad.

Advance tickets are required:

Need Help Identifying Weeds?

Our wet winter has been a boon to weeds of all kinds.

Use this weed gallery to help identify and control them:

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