Dave Hale

Grow For It!: Plant an herb or veggie garden

Looking for ideas for starting and maintaining an herb or vegetable garden? Well, the UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County have a deal for you. Perched in the Sherwood Demonstration Garden at the El Dorado Center, Folsom Lake College, 6699 Campus Drive in Placerville, is an herb and vegetable garden constructed by Master Gardeners […]

Grow For It! Plant a small foothills backyard vineyard

Before starting a backyard vineyard, soil samples and any necessary soil amendments are critical. The Master Gardener office can provide references for laboratories that will test your soil samples. After this step, you are ready to get busy with your wine grape vineyard. Plan for vertebrate pests: you will need a deer fence. The Dec. […]

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