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This month is an ideal time to refresh your ornamental and edible garden.
Our “cool season” is finally here! Make sure you refresh your soil to ensure optimal growing conditions for your fall veggies.
Ask a Master Gardener – by phone, email or via our website!
San Diego Master Gardeners welcome all your gardening questions:

Our Hotline All-Stars are working hard to respond to all calls and emails within 24 - 48 hours. 
This Oct. 23rd virtual event has been designed for staff members and parent volunteers interested in creating or sustaining their own school garden project. For only $25, you can attend “LIVE” presentations on Oct. 23rd plus recordings that can be viewed through Nov. 7.

Pest Note: The Cabbage Worm
Before it transforms into a pretty, petite butterfly, the cabbage worm can wreak havoc on your edibles.


Now that it’s fall, what can I do to revitalize my landscape and garden?

Clean up, mulch, and increase fire resistance.

Plant Bulbs in Fall for Spring Show
A little planning and planting of bulbs now will reward you with beauty and fragrance in the Spring. This recent U-T article will help get you started:   
Master Gardener Fall Garden Tour
Our Sept. 18th event, featuring 15 diverse Carlsbad gardens, sold out quickly.
Many thanks to our garden hosts, volunteers, and especially to our generous sponsors whom you can see here:
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Master Gardener Association of San Diego County supports the University of California Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program of San Diego County.