On our dill this year, it has been a black swallowtail invasion, which has caused some to celebrate and a few to voice concern. Some gardeners might look at the dill covered in black swallowtail caterpillars and asked what we are going to do about that.
Think ahead to cool fall while wrapping up warm-weather tasks.
Tomatoes, creative recyclables, flight lessons and more
Garden checklist of the things to do for the week of Aug. 24.
Here are things to do in the garden and around home this week in the Sacramento region.
I need a vine that will handle full sun, but for only part of the year.
Tour Capay Farms and enjoy hands-on harvesting opportunities and a farm talk, at their customer appreciation day. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 23800 Highway 16, Capay. Free. (530) 796-4111.
Sunday - Natomas Rose Garden fountain dedication and reception with a tango dance to follow.
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I have a navel orange tree approximately 20 years old. It has produced a great crop of fruit each year.
What's going on here? I've been gardening for 50 years and I've never seen anything like this deformed squash. It looks like a gourd crossed with a zucchini with a big, bulbous end.
Special events- Continuing through May 19
The Folsom History Museum presents an exhibit on textile construction from the 18th century to the present.
ASSISTANCE LEAGUE GARDENS OF THE HILLS TOUR - Start at Pottery World, 1006 White Rock Road, El Dorado Hills
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