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



100th Anniversary

UC Cooperative Extension

 1914 - 2014



Citrus Freeze Protection


The weatherman is predicting freezing temperatures this week.  How do I protect the tender plants in my garden, especially the citrus?

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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

  • Myths and Gifts

    Added November 21, 2014
    Robbin Thorp with two of the books he co-authored. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    Myths and gifts... When the UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology hosts its open house from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 23, the theme will be "Insect Myths." (Okay, and spider myths, too!) You'll learn about honey bee, ladybug, butterfly and spider myths at this family-oriented event, which is free and open to the public. The insect museum  located in Room 1124 of the Academic...

  • For the Love of Bats

    Added November 20, 2014
    Rachael Long beneath the Yolo Causeway with a bat detector. Notice the bats in the photo.  (Photo courtesy of the California Farm Bureau Federation)

    Most of us think about bats at least twice a year: during National Pollinator Week, when bees, beetles, butterflies and bats beckon, and on Halloween, when bats mingle with the witches, ghosts, ghouls, goblins and other things that go bump in the night. Bats are pollinators? Definitely.  According to the USDA Forest Service, more than 300 species of fruit depend on bats for pollination. The...

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Fall Class Schedule

Sept. ~ Dec. 2014

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