Is your organization looking for a speaker for an upcoming event?
Are you a San Mateo or San Francisco County resident with an interest in science-based horticulture and sustainable gardening practices, and a desire to share your knowledge and skill with the public as a volunteer in your community?
Spring Garden Market: April 13, 2024
In the meantime, browse this website to get lots of guidance for a bountiful growing season. Sign up for the monthly newsletter and make sure you don't miss any of our fun and informative events.
See the Spring Garden Market web page for details.
A New Perspective on Slugs
It's Rose Pruning Time
Plant Bare-Root Fruit and Nut Trees
Landscape Fabric: the Hidden Truth
YouTube Channel - Latest Videos
Growing your own plants from seed has a lot of advantages: more variety, less cost and getting a head start on the growing season are just a few. Practicality aside, it's just plain miraculous to grow plants from seeds. The process of putting hard, dry,...
It's January and, although it may be cold and damp, the days are getting longer by a few seconds each day—just enough additional daylight to stir a gardener's blood. While plants and soil are taking their winter rest, it's a great time for us...
Last winter's epic rainstorms have caused many of us to think about what we can do to mitigate the impact of heavy downpours on our communities. As it happens, the impervious surfaces that keep us dry and mud-free (our homes, patios, driveways, etc.)...
|Summer Vegetable Gardening
|Master Gardener Plant Clinic at the San Mateo Arboretum
|Installing a Drip Irrigation System in Your Home Garden
|The Art and Science of Succulents