Gardening in the Eastern Sierra
Information for Eastern Sierra Gardeners
Local gardening information compiled by Inyo & Mono Counties Master Gardeners, including spring and fall freeze dates, favorite vegetable varieties that grow well in the Owens Valley, Manor Market Tree Walk guide, and resource guides handed out at Master Gardener workshops.
Where to find locally-grown produce, lavender, dates, meat, and more. Includes information on local CSA's and markets that offer fresh, local produce. Please contact the Master Gardener office if you have additional resources to add to this guide. Last updated July 2012.
Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care's new guide on Living with Wildlife in the Garden: building good relations with wild neighbors by using humane, non-lethal methods. Information on exclusion strategies, scare devices, repellents, and live trapping, plus who to call if you are facing wildlife challenges. Behavioral profiles for moles, pocket gophers, ground squirrels, voles, rabbits, and more. Published Summer 2012.
Mountain and Desert Gardening
Resources on Owens Valley soils, mountain and high-altitude gardening, desert gardening, and specific resources on gardening in the Great Basin Desert.
Looking for free gardening materials? Got some extra garden supplies that'd you'd like to donate to others? Wondering what types of tools are available on loan? You've come to the right place. If you have resources to share or would like to post any gardening needs, please contact the Master Gardener office at (760) 873-3179.
How to sell homegrown goods at the Eastern Sierra Certified Farmers Market
Information for individuals interested in selling fruits, vegetables, eggs, honey, herbs and flowers (fresh and dried) at the Eastern Sierra Certified Farmers Market (both the Bishop and Mammoth Lakes locations).