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

Adult Education Class

Lavender: Many Looks,
Many Uses

Saturday, June 4, 2016


9:30 to 11:30 a.m. 
Garden of the Sun
1750 N. Winery Ave., Fresno
Rain or Shine

Registration Form

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 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

Citrus Fruit Split

Citrus Split

The fruit on my citrus (especially my navel oranges) is splitting.  What is causing this?

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May through July, 2016

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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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