University of California Resources

The University of California provides many useful resources for home gardeners.

Growing Guides

  • The California Garden Web serves as a portal to organize and extend the University of California's vast collection of research-based information about gardening to the public.
  • Home Vegetable Gardening - On growing and harvesting vegetables
  • Backyard Orchard - Gardening calendars, home orchard prep & maintenance, much more
  • Lawn Guide - Managing lawns at home as well as in parks, sport fields, school grounds.

Pest Management

  • UC IPM - Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Programdescribes least toxic options for managing garden pests
  • UC Pest Notes - Free printable information about specific pests and pest management
  • Toxic/Poisonous Plant List from UC - Information on Toxic and poisonous plants
  • Urban IPM - Highlights the activities and projects of Dr. Andrew Sutherland, the Urban Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Advisor for the San Francisco Bay Area

Publications

UCCE Programs