A devoted gardener would rather give or receive a tool, plant, or unique garden treasure than gold, diamonds, or pearls.
- Remove fallen camellias as soon as possible to prevent the next year’s flowers from withering.
- Mistletoe is very difficult to control as it re-spreads from nearby infected trees. Infected branches should be removed at their origin and at least 1 foot below the cluster.
Source: Adapted from Central San Joaquin Valley Gardener’s Companion, in its third edition, is now available from Fresno County Master Gardeners for $30. These are available for purchase at the Demonstration Garden, Garden of the Sun, 1750 N. Winery (McKinley/Winery) Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9am to noon by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please contact email@example.com.