Gardening and Plants

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California Rare Fruit Growers
Providing information on growing rare fruit including planting, pruning and harvesting information as well as book reviews and event information.

This site is "one of the most comprehensive horticultural sites on the Web." Features include the largest gardening forums on the Internet, databases with plant images and data, and articles for new gardeners.

Organic Gardening
Many articles included on how to grow plants without using synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. Also contains organic gardening basics.

PLANTS Database
Standardized information on vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the United States. Also includes plant names, plant symbols, checklists, characteristics, images, plant links, and references.

Sacramento Tree Foundation|
Learn all about local trees in the Sacramento area. What are the best trees to plant? Why is it good idea to plant trees? Where and how should trees be planted? Contains current events and happenings. Updated often.

U.C. Davis Arboretum
The official site of the U.C. Davis Arboretum- a "living museum" with over 4,000 kinds of trees and plants. Included is a description of the Arboretum and a current calendar of events.

U.C. Davis Fruit and Nut Research Center 
Includes information about a variety of fruits and nuts from almonds to walnuts and apples to strawberries. The site provides basic information about how to grow each crops, associated pests and diseases. In additiona there are online publications and information irrigation and soil management.

U.C. Davis Integrated Pest Management
The University of California Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program helps deal with pests and diseases in a responsible manner. Hosts an identification helper, a weed gallery, and a natural enemy gallery.

Yolo County Cooperative Extension
Contains information on various programs in Yolo County, including 4-H, Field Crops, Gardening, Pest Management, and Vegetable Crops. Also provides local contact information.