Orange County Programs
The Water Quality Program partners with a multitude of groups and agencies in order to accomplish the goal of improving water quality in urban Orange County.
The trained volunteers of the UC Master Gardener program extend the ability of local Cooperative Extension offices to provide practical scientific horticulture and gardening information to the citizens of California.
Through applied research and educational programs, provides practical information on ornamental, vegetable and fruit tree culture.
The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program.
Whether youth participate in clubs, after school programs, day camps, or in other program settings, the 4-H Youth Development Program's mission and goals remain the same... to help youth develop to their full potential!
UC Cooperative Extension
1045 Arlington Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Phone: (714) 708-1606
Fax: (714) 708-2754
Darren Haver, Ph.D.
[From the July 2014 issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] In recent years, you may have seen a strange “new” bug in your garden, especially on tomatoes and pomegranates. These insects may be leaffooted bugs....
[From October 2013 issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM News.] Traps and physical barriers can be excellent tools for detecting, catching, or preventing pest invasions. Most retail nurseries and garden centers carry a variety of...
Longer summers, less moisture and warmer climates are predicted for California's Sierra Nevada mountains. These changing patterns bring frequent droughts and extended wildfire seasons — as seen from the current extreme drought. The question no...
We've been getting calls this summer from gardeners finding fire blight damage in backyards and landscapes. Fire blight is usually associated with wet springs. Although spring 2014 wasn't particularly wet, rain occurring when apples, pears, quince,...