Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

July, 2011
Regional Report

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UCCE Master Food Preservers
Our UC Cooperative Extension Los Angeles County office just trained 18 new Master Food Preservers, and they're available to answer your food preservation questions. Call 323-260-3299, email bkroche@ucdavis.edu or go to the website, Master Food Preserver Program .

Clever Gardening Technique

Pantyhose Become Grape Protectors
Slip 8-inch sections of old pantyhose over grape clusters, tying the top and bottom with twist-ties or string in a bow. They will keep out assorted insects and birds, but are easy to remove for harvesting and can be reused each year.

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