Cooperative Extension Fresno County
University of California
Cooperative Extension Fresno County

UCCE Master Gardeners of Fresno County

   The Master Gardener Vision:

    Healthier Environment

        Healthier Communities

             Healthier Plants

                  Healthier Gardeners

 Have a gardening question?

Master Gardener assisting a client at the Gardening Helpline.
 

Speak to a Master Gardener at 559-241-7534

 9 am to 12 pm Monday through Friday

or leave a message at any time

(UCCE office is closed through January 4, 2015) 

Modesto Ash Spring Leaf Drop

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The new leaves on my Modesto ash are dropping off in spring. There are irregular tan, brown, or white areas on the leaves, starting at the base of the leaf. Why? And will it kill the tree?

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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 during regular business hours or at Garden of the Sun.
 

Local and State Gardening News

  • What's It Like Inside a Bee?

    Added January 30, 2015
    A honey bee necatring on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    What's it like inside a bee? A honey bee, that is. Research entomologist Jay Evans of the USDA's Agricultural Research Service (USDA/ARS) will discuss "What's It Like Inside a Bee? Genetic Approaches to Honey Bee Health" at the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology seminar from 12:10 to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 4 in 122 Briggs Hall. The Marin County Beekeepers will host the bee...

  • Getting the Red In

    Added January 29, 2015

    Forget about getting the red out. It's time to get the red in. And if you're a red lady beetle, aka ladybug, you need not worry.  Ditto for the gentlemen lady beetles. You're good to go. The second annual "UC Davis Wears Red Day," an educational effort to spread awareness about heart disease, takes place Friday, Feb. 6, when everyone--that is, everyone--is invited to Hutchison Field from...

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Class Schedule

Jan. ~ Apr. 2015

NOTE: CHECK THE SCHEDULE CAREFULLY FOR CLASS LOCATION.  GARDEN OF THE SUN IS CLOSED DURING JANUARY & FEBRUARY.  CLASSES ARE AT UC CENTER OR KEARNEY, AS NOTED ON THE SCHEDULE AND ON THE WEBSITE CALENDAR.  

 
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