Local Resources

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Gardening Information

Pest Problems

Santa Clara County Vector Control District - Vector Control’s Mission is to detect and minimize vector-borne diseases, to abate mosquitoes, and to assist the public in resolving problems with rodents, wildlife, and insects of medical significance. A vector can be a mosquito, a rat, a flea, a tick, any animal or insect that can transmit disease or cause harm to humans. SCC Vector Control District programs and services are provided free of charge to all residents of the Santa Clara County.

  • Mosquito Inspection and Control
  • Free delivery of mosquito fish
  • Inspection & Advice for Rats and Mice
  • Insect Identification
  • Wildlife Advice and Inspection [Coyote, Raccoon, Skunk, Oppossum, Rat, et. al.]
  • Community Education - There is an iPhone App for requesting services.

Gardens and Parks

Seed Catalogs List:

Plant Societies: