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

Join Us For a Gardening Education Class 

Transitioning to a Water-Wise Garden


Saturday, September 22, 2016

9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.


Clovis Botanical Garden

Fall Class Schedule


 Have a gardening question?


Speak to a Master Gardener at 559-241-7534

 9 am to 12 pm Monday through Friday

or leave a message at any time

End of Summer Plant Heat Stress

Summer heat stressed shrub

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

  • How Many Tagged Migrating Monarchs Have You Seen?

    Added September 28, 2016
    Roosting or overwintering monarchs in the Berkeley Aquatic Park on Nov. 30,2015. No tagged monarchs are visible. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    It's rare to see a tagged monarch, either when it's migrating to its overwintering site or when it's clustered high in a tree, sheltered from the elements. When we drove to Santa Cruz on Dec. 27, 2014 to an overwintering site,  we saw a monarch cluster 80 feet up--80 feet up, up and away--in a eucalyptus tree. We never saw a single tag. Then on Nov. 30, 2015  we drove to the Berkeley...

  • UC IPM Offers Workshop for Retail Nurseries

    Added September 28, 2016
    Workshop participant looks at citrus leaves.

    UC IPM is offering a one-day, hands-on, train-the-trainer workshop  designed especially for retail nursery and garden center employees, managers, owners, and affiliates. This workshop will help you and your employees gain new skills to better serve customers and keep them coming back! When:   Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Where:  Oakland Center, CSU East Bay...

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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.


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

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