Cooperative Extension Fresno County
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Cooperative Extension Fresno County

UCCE Master Gardeners of Fresno County

   The Master Gardener Vision:

    Healthier Environment

        Healthier Communities

             Healthier Plants

                  Healthier Gardeners

Applications Being Accepted Through August 31, 2016

Become a Master Gardener

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Speak to a Master Gardener at 559-241-7534

 9 am to 12 pm Monday through Friday

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End of Summer Plant Heat Stress

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It's the end of summer and the plants in my garden look fried!  The temperatures have cooled this month, but the plants still seem wilted and the leaves have brown edges.  Will they recover and what can I do?

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Local and State Gardening News

  • Seconds Count When You're Photographing Butterflies

    Added August 30, 2016
    A mating pair of Gulf Fritillaries, Agraulis vanillae. Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    When you're capturing images of butterflies, seconds count. They're unpredictable. They move from fluttering to fleeting. And just when you're focused on where they are, they aren't there anymore. Where'd they go? Oh, over there! Take the case of the Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae), aka the passion butterfly. Gulf Frits lay their eggs on their host plant, the passionflower vine...

  • Coyotes in California's Urban Areas

    Added August 30, 2016
    Adult coyote. [J.W. Wall, Cal Photos]

    [From the August 2016 issue of UC IPM's Retail Nursery & Garden Center IPM News] In many cities across California, urban coyote conflicts appear to be rising. Recent analysis of coyote reports from several entities in southern California has shown that coyote conflicts are generally much higher during the pup-rearing (May–August) and dispersal seasons (September–December),...

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UCCE Master Gardeners have developed a home gardening guide, for you to use as a monthly journal.  A Gardener's Companion for the San Joaquin Valley is a beautiful and useful book that will grow more valuable to you as you enter notes about your own garden.

Copies are available or purchase at the UC Cooperative Extension office in Fresno during regular business hours or at Garden of the Sun.
 

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Email the UCCE Master Gardener Coordinator if you have a question or need information about our county Master Gardener program. 

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