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Gardening Resources

Gardening for the Physically Challenged

Making gardening more accessible!

Building Healthy Soil

Testing your soil can be a good way to ensure that plants are receiving all the necessary macronutrients and micronutrients. 

Planting and Caring for a Home Orchard

The California Backyard Orchard

This website provides access to UC fact sheets and other UC publications relating to fruits and nuts grown in the backyard.

It also provides information for backyard gardeners and consumers about UC research, contacts, courses, publications, news, and events related to backyard and consumer fruit and nut crop issues.

Also listed are worthwhile links to organizations and industries which complement UC to provide a complete resource for backyard gardeners.

Selecting Fruit Trees

     The following articles provide more information on selecting fruit trees for a successful home orchard.

Rose Research and Care

American Rose Society

The Heritage Rose Group - Research, Links, Articles and Photo Galleries on Heritage Roses