Publications

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We offer a large selection of publications for sale. Some of the most popular titles are listed below. You can purchase them at our office in Kearny Mesa, or call to order them.

Contact us at:
9335 Hazard Way, Suite 201, San Diego, CA 92123-1219
(just outside the east gate of the County Operations Center)
Main Office Phone: (858) 694-2845
FAX: (858) 614-7786

 

California Master Gardener Handbook Publication #3382 $35.00

This is the definitive guide to gardening in California! At over 700 pages, no other California gardening guide contains this depth of information. The California Master Gardener Handbook is an invaluable reference tool for all California gardeners.

Chapters cover soil, fertilizer, and water management, plant propagation, plant physiology; weeds and pests; home vegetable gardening; specific garden crops including grapes, berries temperate fruits and nuts, citrus, and avocados. Also included is information on lawns, woody landscape plants, landscape design and developing problem-solving skills.

Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs: An Integrated Pest Management Guide, 2nd Ed Publication #3359 $42.00

This is the ultimate guide to managing landscape pests! With this manual in hand you will be able to diagnose and manage hundreds of insect, mite, weed, plant disease, and nematode pests. Inside you'll find updated information on how to use environmentally safe, ecologically based IPM methods; landscape designs that prevent pests; how to select resistant varieties; advice on the use of less-toxic pesticides such as botanicals, oils, and soaps; and tips on planting, irrigating, and other plant-care cultural activities that help in avoiding problems.