University of California, Agriculture & Natural Resources
University of California, Agriculture & Natural Resources
University of California, Agriculture & Natural Resources
University of California
University of California, Agriculture & Natural Resources

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Frustrated backyard gardener finds success is just a few questions away

Living on a limited income in Sacramento County, Alison was struggling with trying to grow a vegetable garden at home as a source for fresh, affordable produce for her family. She just couldn’t seem to keep her plants alive, and she had no idea what she was doing wrong. One day at the Wellspring Women’s Center, Alison happened to see a UC Master Gardener presentation on container gardening. She encouraged her family to start attending events at their local community garden, and with the help of the Master Gardeners she and her teenage children are now growing a thriving garden of vegetables and herbs and making more home-cooked meals together.

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