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April in the Garden 
With warmer weather just around the corner...
Spring-Fever Veggie Gardening   

Continue harvesting cool season vegetables
and plan for warmer months now

Master Gardeners in the Community  
  Joni Gabriel is a Horticultural Therapist.
A what?
Learn the diverse ways gardening activities can help clients reach specific goals.   
Everything's Coming Up Ranunculus   
  The renowned Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch now also includes the San Diego Master Gardener Demo Gardens. Enjoy educational fun for the whole family.

Monarch Butterfly Festival Wings its Way to
El Cajon 
Celebrate Monarch Butterflies

Saturday, May 13

Fun Activities for all Ages

* Butterfly Crafts

* A Visit From Ms. Smarty Plants

* Master Gardener Butterfly Talk

* Free Milkweed Seeds and Exhibits

El Cajon Library
201 E. Douglas Ave

(619) 588-3718

Pest Note - Powdery Mildew 
San Diego is home to great weather, beautiful beaches and unfortunately, powdery mildew which affects both ornamentals and veggies.

Here's how to manage Powdery Mildew on...  
Read All About It!    
The current Issue of EDIBLE SAN DIEGO features two great gardening-focused pieces.

Hotline Question of the Month
Question: "My citrus tree has two very tall shoots. Should I prune them now? I heard you should never prune citrus."

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