December in Sonoma County
Although the days are shorter, this is the time of year to be merry. Holiday wreathes are fun to make where you can explore your own creativity.
Master Gardener Sue Lovelace demonstrates how to create wreaths in her presentation available on YouTube.
Healthy Soils Week
- Improved plant health and yields
- Increased water infiltration and retention
- Sequestered carbon and reduced greenhouse gases (GHGs)
- Reduced sediment erosion and dust
- Improved water and air quality
- Improved biological diversity and wildlife habitat
Read more about soil and composting on our website.
Leave the Leaves
Click here for information on site selection, how to sow wildflower seeds, recommendations for annual wildflowers that do well in Sonoma County and a stunning photo gallery of California native wildflowers taken by Sonoma County Master Gardener April Lynch. Check out this video on Planting Native Wildflower Seeds by UC Davis.Fall is the best time to sow wildflower seeds in your Sonoma County garden. The winter rains will water the seeds and the flowers will bloom next year, in early spring and summer.
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ADVICE TO GROW BY
Click here for a list of resources for exploring trees with children in Sonoma County.