South Coast Research and Extension Center (South Coast REC) was established by the University of California in 1956 as a representative site for agricultural and horticultural research in California's south coastal plain-temperate climatic zone. Located on 200 acres of deep, moderately sloped, alluvial fan soil, the Center and its mild winter climate are conducive to farming a wide range of crops including subtropicals as well as ornamentals for the urban landscape. (more..)
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|CANCELLED Public Workshop: Sourdough Bread & Homemade Cheese||4/14/2020|
|Urban Living Education Expo and Avocado Day||6/27/2020|
|Practical Composting in Small Spaces Workshop||10/17/2020|
UC ANR South Coast REC Blog
Looking for simple no-sew instructions to make a cloth face mask? The following CDC-COVID19 fact sheet illustration provides a couple of simple how-to methods using materials found around the house that are washable and reusable. If you have...
Online training courses and webinars available from UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program —Cheryl Reynolds, UC Statewide IPM Program This spring if you are looking for options to obtain your continuing education units (CEUs) and...
Looking for some fun indoor or outdoor gardening crafts for the kids? I just received these great suggestions from Gardener's Supply Company. Most of the supplies needed you will be able to find around the house or can be easily modified, and even...
How many of us have grown up with 'Candied Yams' gracing our holiday tables? Did you know that most likely they aren't actually true yams, and in fact, are sweet potatoes? After a recent conversation with a colleague regarding the difference...
Would you like to pick your own half-bushel of persimmon from one of our 50+ varieties and learn about the hoshigaki method of drying persimmon into delectable, sugary treats? Join us on Saturday, November 23rd! For more information and to...